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Bloody Mary, Marshall County, Iowa

Description: Deborah Lavertys transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by herself. Laverty describes the story of Mary Worth, a witch who was supposedly burned at the stake. She goes on to describe the ritual one goes through in order to see Mary in the mirror.
Origin: 1970
Collection: Indiana State University Folklore Archives
Subjects: Witches
Rites & ceremonies

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