7 Terrifying Pictures From History That’ll Make You Glad You’re Alive Today.

All you need to do is look at a photograph from the past to understand how much has changed. It’s not just the fashion and technology that has evolved. Beliefs and the way people perceived things as normal is not the same as today. Presently, folks may argue that life was much more simpler and innocent in comparison. The past and the present both have their pros and cons but after seeing these images, you may be inclined to feel lucky to be alive today.

Walter Ernest O’Neil Yeo was an English sailor who was wounded during the Battle of Jutland on May 31, 1916 in WWI.

He lost his upper and lower eyelids. He was treated by doctor Sir Harold Gillies, considered the father of plastic surgery. Gillies transplanted a skin mask to his patient’s face.