What are some strange events associated with paranormal research?


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One strange event associated with paranormal research occurred in 1977 when a 10-year-old girl claiming to be the reincarnation of a woman named Biya Pathak approached respected paranormal researcher Ian Stevenson. This girl, Swarnlata Mishra, verified over 50 facts about Pathak she could not have known otherwise, including the pet name of one of her sons.

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Another strange event occurred in November 2000 when a man named John Titor claimed to be a time-traveling U.S. soldier sent back into the past on an official government mission. While he made false predictions regarding a possible 2008 U.S. Civil War and the end of the Olympic games in 2004, he did stated that the Everett-Wheeler-Graham, or multiple world, theory is viable, and that he may simply have arrived in a universe parallel to his own.

An additional event occurred in November 1975, when a logger named Travis Walton and his co-workers encountered a UFO bathed in green light. Walton's friends say he approached the UFO; no one heard from him again.

In 1968, 16-year old Anneliese Michel started experiencing convulsions, which developed into increasingly psychotic, diabolical behavior over the next few years, such as tearing off her clothes, eating coal and becoming repulsed by religious iconography. After conventional psychiatric and pharmacological treatments failed, Anneliese's parents approached the Catholic Church, which then performed over 70 exorcisms on Anneliese, only for her to succumb to starvation after 10 months of attempts, with the girl either unwilling or unable to eat.

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