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In 1888, forty years after Margaret and her sister Kate launched the spiritualist movement, Margaret admitted their claims were a huge hoax and demonstrated the techniques, she and her sister used to create the rapping noises. Long abandoned by eldest sister Leah, made wealthy off their performances, Margaret and Kate died penniless alcoholics within six months of each other.
In 1888, forty years after Margaret and her sister Kate launched the spiritualist movement, Margaret admitted their claims were a huge hoax and demonstrated the techniques, she and her sister used to create the rapping noises.  Long abandoned by eldest sister Leah, made wealthy off their performances, Margaret and Kate died penniless alcoholics within six months of each other.

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In 1888, forty years after Margaret and her sister Kate launched the spiritualist movement, Margaret admitted their claims were a huge hoax and demonstrated the techniques, she and her sister used to create the rapping noises. Long abandoned by eldest sister Leah, made wealthy off their performances, Margaret and Kate died penniless alcoholics within six months of each other.

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Ectoplasm is a substance or spiritual energy “exteriorized” by physical mediums. Ectoplasm is said to be associated with the formation of spirits, and asserted to be an enabling factor in psychokinesis. Ectoplasm is said to be produced by physical mediums when in a trance state. This material is excreted as a gauze-like substance from orifices on the medium’s body and spiritual entities are said to drape this substance over their nonphysical body, enabling them to interact in our physical uni...
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