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← Geoffrey Crawley, 83, Dies; Gently Deflated a Fairy Hoax

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Fascinating backstory, I only knew these photos in passing as "those faux fairy pics".
" continued to attract believers. Much of this belief might be attributed to the context of the times...World War One."

I certainly admire the dubunking of this hoax, yet, I can understand how people devastated by WWI gravitated to seances, etc., to relieve the emotional pain.

Mon, 08 Nov 2010 16:44:59 UTC | #544194