12 Surprising Things Professional Organizers Have Discovered in Your Home
Oprah.com | From the March 2012 issue of
O, The Oprah Magazine
What have professional organizers found when de-cluttering homes? Brace yourself.
A paperweight depicting break-dancing slugs
Four garbage bags of human hair
A collection of hundreds of broom handles
More than 1,000 containers of lip gloss
The skeleton of a pet turtle
A joint left over from the 1960s
An unopened bottle of penicillin that had expired in 1954
A yellow plastic tooth filled with baby teeth
A seven-foot-tall mannequin dressed like a Pilgrim, with a fake goose head and neck
$12,500 in change
75 antique dolls, all of which were missing eyes, limbs, or hair
A 20-year-old retainer
Courtesy of professional organizers
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Printed from Oprah.com on Saturday, May 18, 2013
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