Sunday, May 18, 2008

Evangelist disappears in mystery

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1926 USA: The famous and eccentric American evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson (1890 - 1944), disappeared while visiting a Venice, California beach.

Authorities later discovered that radio announcer Kenneth Ormiston, a friend of McPherson, had also vanished, and evidence was strong that the two had set up a 'love nest'. After 32 days (on June 23), McPherson stumbled out of the desert in Agua Prieta, Mexico, just across the border from Douglas, Arizona with a tale of having been kidnapped by persons unknown.

McPherson claimed to have faith-healing abilities and she put on entertaining Pentecostal-style shows for the public ...

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