Haunting Headlines: Ghosts and Ghouls in the News (August 5 – 11)

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Nancy Pelosi Sees Ghosts at the White House
Washington, D.C.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claims the ghosts of women suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Alice Paul paid her a visit at the White House.

“I could hear them say: ‘At last we have a seat at the table.’ And then they were gone.”

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Couple Records Video of Child Ghost Leaping Over Family Car
Clifton, Nottingham, England

“‘The image of a child jumped over my fence, landed over the roof of my car, flew down the street, and flew back.”

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A Ghost Haunts a Movie Set in India
Mumbai, India

“Suparn had his headphones on and was listening to the dialogues that the actors were delivering, when suddenly he heard the distant sound of a woman singing.”

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Ghost Hunters Investigate a Haunted Pool in New York
Brooklyn, New York

“Local folklore has told of a little girl who drowned in the pool. Legend has it that the spirit can be seen roaming around at night, crying for help.”

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A Reporter Spends the Night at a Haunted Inn Owned by Ohio Senator
Lebanon, Ohio

“I’ll be sleeping in the haunted room next to a bed full of creepy dolls that one of the ghosts likes to play with at night.”

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Investigators Pleased with Results of Museum Ghost Hunt
York, Nebraska

“Through the use of ‘flashlight conversation’ and voice censors, they said they felt it was the spirit of a child who knew how the fire started that eventually burned down the old high school on that particular site.”

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Ghost Month Begins
The Philippines

“Buddhists, Taoists, and believers of Chinese folk religion believe that during the ‘ghost month,’ the spirits of the dead are released from lower-realms. During this time, the spirits reportedly ‘wander the earth.'”

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