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Urban Legends Decoded: The Hook

This is the pilot episode of America's Urban Legends Decoded, a new web series for Discovery.com. We are hoping to decode many more urban legends, so spread the word about the show. Thanks! The story of young love being interrupted by a man with a hook is one of the oldest urban legends in America. Folklorist Stephen D. Winick of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress uncovers the legend's origins.
Length: 03:17

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