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Monstrum: Bloody Mary

9 minutes 35 seconds

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This episode explores the folklore behind the ghostly apparition of Blood Mary, which is a legend of a ghost, phantom, or spirit conjured to reveal the future. She is said to appear in a mirror when her name is chanted repeatedly. The Bloody Mary apparition may be benign or malevolent, depending on historic variations of the legend. Part of the "Monstrum" series.

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Runtime: 9 minutes 35 seconds

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