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Internet Sensation "Papa Smurf" Dies; Other Blue People Live On  
9/26/2013 7:55:12 AM

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The most famous "blue man" -- known as "Papa Smurf" -- has died. Paul Karason was born a fair-skinned, freckled boy with reddish blond hair. But later, he developed skin with a bluish tinge against his shock of white hair, the result of a rare medical syndrome known as argyria or silver poisoning from dietary supplements.

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