As much as we like to thing we’re all unique, 30 seconds on Google will quickly dispel you of that notion. For example, a search shows there are at least six individuals who share both my first and last name. Included in this illustrious group is an infamous “scrounger” who has been banned from every hospital in the U.K. for faking medical conditions, and another individual who was convicted of killing his two-year-old son in the mid 1990s. Charming.
In case you’re interested, here are the six gentleman I’ve found so far who share my name. Try to guess which one has a criminal record.