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The Cokeville Miracle – the American tragedy that never happened

// January 2nd, 2013 // No Comments » // Friendly Ghosts

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On May 16, 1986, when former town marshal David Gary Young and his wife Doris Young took 154 children and 13 teachers hostage at Cokeville Elementary school in Wyoming, and kept them at bay with a shopping-cart sized bomb attached to five hairpin-trigger blast caps, it should have ended in great tragedy – one of the worst in American history. Yes, the bomb did explode and it exploded in a room packed full of children, but the only persons to die that day were Mr. Young and his wife. In what is called “The Cokeville Miracle”, the lives of the children and teachers were spared. If you ask residents of the town how such a thing could happen, they will look at you, smile, and answer in one word – Angels.

Gef the Talking Mongoose

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Friendly Ghosts

“I am a freak. I have hands and I have feet, and if you saw me you’d faint, you’d be petrified, mummified, turned into stone or a pillar of salt.” Thus said Gef when asked what he was. Hiding in the walls of quant farmhouse on the Isle of Man, Gef was indeed a unique persona. Researched extensively by legendary ghost hunter, Harry Price, Gef was a spirit that took shape iin the form of a talking mongoose.