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My best friend killed himself, but he keeps appearing to me. I don’t believe in ghosts or life after death, but he’s there and I want him gone. That’s why I need you to read my account

By Emran Mian   September 2009

I am writing this in the hope that you are a bit like me. You have heard ghost stories and have enjoyed them. Perhaps you have thought that there is more than entertainment in them, that they manifest anxieties which we have about losing loved ones or about our own mortality. But you have never treated them as proof of life after death or confirmation of any religious belief. You have spotted the flaws in them, the apertures that allow you to insert a more rational explanation for what happened. If that sounds like you, then you are exactly who…

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