In the late 1800s, Joseph Merrick was born a normal baby. A few years later, he would begin to develop growths in his bones and skin. Rejected by his family and society, Merrick turned to freak shows to make a living. His astounding medical mystery caught the eye of notable doctors and affluent members of society. In this episode, Skye and Carrie discuss how the Elephant Man came to be and what we can learn from his disease today.