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America's Introduction To Zombies

Posted: 6/8/2012 4:30:57 PM   Reads: 576   Submitted By:Medieval   Category: Voodoo   Source: naturalplane.blogspot.com
Zora Neale Hurston was a fascinating woman. In the late 1920s and through the 1930s, she traveled throughout the Caribbean studying various aspects of their culture and society. Part of that study included the study of voodoo and of zombies. One story includes a woman named Felicia Felix-Mentor of Haiti. She died of a sudden illness in 1907. But, she was found walking the streets in 1936. Zora Neale Hurston photographed her and interviewed her. The photograph appeared in Life magazine and introduced the American public to zombies.
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