9 Disturbing Cases of Real-Life Exorcism and Possession

These real exorcism stories span centuries and crisscross the globe.

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1. Anneliese Michel

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  • Anneliese Michel

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2. Anna Ecklund

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  • The Exorcism of Anna Ecklund 

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3. The Smurls' Poltergeist

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  • The Smurl Family

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4. Roland Doe

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  • The Roland Doe family home in Missouri

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5. David Berkowitz, Son of Sam

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  • David Berkowitz

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6. The Strange Case of Michael Taylor

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  • Michael and Christine Taylor

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7. Clara Germana Cele

8. Dr. Richard Gallagher and "Julia"

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  • New York Medical College

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9. Carolyn Perron and the Perron Family

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  • The Perron Family

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