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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".
"...photos 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