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Fox sisters

Post by weasel666 on Sat 26 Nov 2016, 02:11



The Fox sisters were three sisters from New York who played an important role in the creation of Spiritualism: Leah (1831-1890), Margaret (also called Maggie) (1833–1893) and Kate (also called Catherine) Fox (1837–1892). The two younger sisters used "rappings" to convince their much older sister and others that they were communicating with spirits. Their older sister then took charge of them and managed their careers for some time. They all enjoyed success as mediums for many years. In 1888, Margaret and Kate confessed that their rappings had been a hoax and publicly demonstrated their method. Margaret attempted to recant her confession the next year, but their reputation was ruined and in less than five years they were all dead, with Margaret and Kate dying in abject poverty. Spiritualism continued as if the confessions of the Fox sisters had never happened wrote:

For more info check this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_sisters

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