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Interlude III

I am hot in my skin. I could chew my nerves like bread and they would be bitter with adrenaline and doughy with exhaustion. Is it time yet? 847 more words

'We are being targeted': Voodoo believers fear a backlash

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http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/11/voodoo-adherents-worry-about-backlash-after-recent-crimes.html

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BOSTON –  Two separate crimes against children in recent days have one haunting similarity: authorities have pointed to Voodoo rituals as a possible motive. 462 more words

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Cops: Woman says Voodoo ritual led her to kill sons, 5 and 8

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https://www.yahoo.com/news/police-woman-stabbed-her-sons-ages-5-8-134830596.html

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BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman used a kitchen knife to stab two of her children to death and later told police it was part of a Voodoo ritual, authorities said Tuesday. 185 more words

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Police: 5-year-old girl burned in voodoo ritual; 2 charged

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http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/03/police-5-year-old-girl-burned-in-voodoo-ritual-2-charged.html

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EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. –  Two sisters tied down and burned a 5-year-old girl, permanently disfiguring her, in a voodoo ritual meant to rid her of a demon causing her to misbehave, police said. 221 more words

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Queen Creole: Mélissa Laveaux on telling Haiti's story through folksong, spirituals and Vodou

Laura Snapes (The Guardian) writes about the many creative projects that Mélissa Laveaux is producing, including her forthcoming (March 23) album, Radyo Siwèl… 581 more words

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The Bone Curse - out on March 27th, 2018

Do you believe in Voodoo? I don’t, and yet I had no trouble suspending disbelief as I read Carrie Rubin’s The Bone Curse.

For the record, I won a pre-review copy from the author… 305 more words

Reviews

Jesus Is Everywhere in Port-au-Prince, but So Is Vodou

The massive earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010 left thousands homeless and desperate, struggling to find the strength to rebuild their lives. As usual, opportunistic preachers emerged to sell them comfort and make sense of it all. 405 more words

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