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There are many mysteries that question the mind but none that can compare to the intrigue in the supernatural Ghosts goblins poltergeists Death Omens curses unexplainable phenomena and hauntings mysteries of the paranormal could go on and on There are centuries of ghost stories and tales that have been passed down from generation to generation From the Bermuda Triangle mysteries phantoms of the ocean ships and glowing ghosts of little boys to the curse of James Deans car The Little Bastard and the Amityville Horror A little background history of this bone-chilling horror may help one decide whether or not to believe in the existence of the beyond Everywhere on earth and all through history people have believed that there is more to the world than meets the eye Behind the outward material appearance of things there is sensed something inward immaterial and probably invisibleCavendish 1 Apparitions of things have been seen all over the world The definition of apparition as given by Richard Cavendish is the supernormal manifestation of people animals objects and spirits Cavendish 25 In the ancient folklore of England and Europe glowing ghosts of little boys who have been murdered by their mothers appear This particular apparition portends ill luck and a violent death The name radiant boys could have possibly originated in German folklore with the word kindermorderinn However there are numerous radiant boy stories in the Cumberland area of England These boys seem to resemble a flame slightly orange with a glow about them These ghosts have never been proved to have caused any ha rm they simply appear and disappear as mysteriously as they came There has only been one claim that these radiant boys have attempted to cause harm or scare people One account of the radiant boy apparition was in Knebworth England when Edward Bulwer-Lytton stated that he had seen a strange glowing boy with long golden hair sitting in front of
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