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A Blast From the FBI's Past

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Fingerprint Experts

You have to be one gigantic nerd in order to call yourself a “Fingerprint Expert,” especially way back then. No computers to help you out, no fancy databases to search with the click of a button. These were the days of paper and pen—and apparently the days of fantastically huge hair.

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