Mandela’s hometown burial a call to ancestors to set his spirit free

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Patricia Zamin, a traditional healer, shares her memories of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg Friday.

In keeping with tradition, former South African President Nelson Mandela will be buried Sunday in his native town of Qunu, where sangomas, or healers, will rattle bones to summon his ancestors to grant him eternal freedom, a cow will be slaughtered – and his coffin will be lowered into the earth.

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‘I felt something evil’

Family of New York City firefighter who tragically died in 2005 ‘Black Sunday’ blaze describes haunting in Long Island home

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After escaping media attention when her husband died in a tragic 2005 blaze, the widow of a Bronx firefighter said she moved into a haunted home in Long Island.

Jeanette Meyran, 53, moved her two daughters to a secluded bungalow in St. James, N.Y., the year after her husband, Lt. Curtis Meyran, leaped to his death instead of burning alive in the ‘Black Sunday’ fire. Though she hoped for a fresh start in the two-story house, Meyran said she and her kids were terrorized by a demon after they made renovations in the ‘Paranormal Witness’ season three premiere on SyFy.

‘In your wildest dreams, did you ever think rebuilding a home would cause such devastation?’ Meyran said in the ‘Paranormal Witness’ episode ‘The Long Island Terror’.

Haunted: After her husband died in a tragic 2005 fire, Jeanette Meyran, 53, moved to a secluded home on Long Island she said was haunted

Haunted: After her husband died in a tragic 2005 fire, Jeanette Meyran, 53, moved to a secluded home on Long Island she said was haunted

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