Is this the first real picture of a ghost?

Posted: March 12, 2015 in Religion, Science
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In a story that really will cause all fair-minded people to pause and wonder, a photograph has captured what is believed to be the ghost of a little girl who drowned at a popular swimming hole in Queensland 100-years-ago.

The image shows three children and two adults playing in the water at Murphy’s Hole near Helidon in 2014. But a strange fourth child’s face appears to be in the picture, too.

 

 

The bizarre image was posted to the Toowoomba Ghost Chasers Facebook Page. The eerie white figure can be seen in the water between two women swimming with their children.

It is thought by some to be the face of 13-year-old Doreen O’Sullivan, who drowned in that exact spot in 1915.

Jessie Lu, who is one of the subjects in the photo, said the image had been examined by experts.

“At the time of taking this photo there was nothing between us,” she said.

“There was only three children there on that day. Two adults in the water and two adults on the bank.”

Oddly, Ms Lu added: “The older girl had trouble in the water on two occasions that day.”

Doreen’s death was reported in a local newspaper in 1915 and a grave belonging to a 13-year-old girl by the same name has been found.

Was Doreen returning to the scene to warn the children of the dangers of the spot? Is it a trick of the light? What’s your opinion, Dear Reader?

And do you have any real life ghost stories of your own to share?

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Comments
  1. Woody says:

    I had thought that cameras work by recording the light entering the lens. Our eyes work in such a way. Nothing is known to ‘beam’ out of our eyes, despite the claims of some woo and a common claim from some people that they know when someone is looking at them (I’ve even gotten that feeling myself before).
    If the light-sensitive eyes of the people couldn’t see the ghost at that very time, how come the light entering the camera showed it?
    Let me guess, believers in ghosts have a convenient explanation for that, an explanation as unsupported and faith-dependant as the ghosts are themselves.

    All the best,
    Woody

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