During the 1900s, there were many instances of people who had apparently died and then came back to life. One such instance is the subject of this poster, which is about a woman named Mrs. Haskins. She reportedly died, went to heaven, and then came back to life -- what today would be called a near-death experience. Printed in the lower left corner of the poster is the date, "10-6-06." Following this clue, Joe Nickell searched and came to find a microfilm copy of the Boston American newspaper. The poster's story was published in this newspaper along with three other survival stories. (For further reading, see the June 2005 issue of Skeptical Inquirer, "Return From the Dead.")
H. B. Eddy
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