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Ink, brush and kleenex on cardboard, 2 coffee, 1 cigarette. PLEASE LISTEN THIS SONG WATCHING THE IMAGE AND READING THE TEXT [link]

FULL VIEW FOR THE DETAILS PLEASE!!!

The movie “The Exorcist” has a factual basis—a case that occurred here in St. Louis. The directors took some liberties for dramatic effect. The Catholic Church, out of sensitivity for the family involved, does not release information about cases. Here’s what we know happened.

In 1949, a 13-year-old boy began displaying symptoms of possession. The boy’s name has never been released, but most accounts employ the name Robbie. Robbie’s aunt had recently died, and she had great curiosity in the occult. Allegedly, she encouraged Robbie’s interest in Ouija boards. Catholics consider belief in the veracity of Ouija boards as a form of the occult, and thus an avenue for possession. Robbie’s family was not Catholic, so they brought his case to the attention of several other ministers. Nothing worked. The first Catholic exorcism on Robbie took place in Georgetown, Washington, DC, the setting of the film. This rite was halted after Robbie injured the priest.

Eventually, the family arrived in St. Louis for aid from Saint Louis University. Robbie was admitted to a psychiatric unit of the Alexian Brothers Children’s Hospital, which no longer stands. Like in the movie, two priests performed the exorcism. William S. Bowdern, the older of the two, performed most of the rites, while Walter Hallorhan assisted him. Both were members of the Jesuits, a society of Catholic priests.

The two performed several exorcisms over the course of at least two months. Unlike the movie, both priests lived well past the ordeal; Fr. Bowdern died in 1983, while Hallorhan died in 2005. Both were reluctant to discuss the case, though Hallorhan later expressed doubts that Robbie was actually possessed. Robbie went on to lead a “normal life,” according to Hallorhan.

Even though the ritual has been made famous by Hollywood, the number of Catholic priests trained to perform an exorcism has been falling in recent years. In fact, the Catholic church hosted a closed-door seminar in Baltimore two years ago to train more of the Catholic ranks in the methods of exorcism.

Whenever a new book or movie dealing with exorcism comes out, Catholic officials hear from many mentally unstable people convinced they are possessed.

Exorcisms have become so common in Poland that Catholic priests have launched their own magazine.

Believed to be the first exorcism magazine in history, the publication entitled "Egzorcysta monthly" is a reflection on the rising number of practicing exorcists in Poland over the last 15 years. There are now over 120 exorcists in the country, many with waiting lists of several months. A number of occult practices including fortune telling are now considered 'work' in Poland for the purposes of taxation with many jumping at the opportunity to earn a living by offering such services.

A new phone service has been set up in Milan in an effort to help deal with increasingly high demand.

According to the diocese's chief exorcist Monsignor Angelo Mascheroni, double the number of exorcists have been appointed to deal with requests for help over the last 15 years. "We get many requests for names, addresses and phone numbers; that’s why we’ve set up a switchboard in the curia from Monday to Friday from 2.30pm to 5pm," he said. Mascheroni did emphasize however that most of the cases dealt with were not the result of demonic possessions and feels that the increase could be partly down to a rise in the number of parents unable to handle disobedient teenagers.

Many skeptics insist possession is a myth, and argue people showing the symptoms are actually suffering from multiple personality disorder.
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Artist-dragontamer Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Scary maze game?

Hehehe! Very....Spooky.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:D No games, just paranormal stuff.... thank you so much!
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Artist-dragontamer Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn. It would make me piss mah pants when the picture loads!

(If there was a nice and friendly looking gif and then... BOOM! That picture comes, it would scare the souls outta people!)
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:iconmademoiselle-strange:
This picture has been used for a creepypasta called " The picture " : I remember it has terrified me ! So that was you ! XD
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha im glad to know it!!! you´re coool! 
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blackradar Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013
creepy...nice job.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool compliment, thank you so much!
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A7XFan666 Featured By Owner May 12, 2013
Amazing :3
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Callesw Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Like your stuff :)
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much dude!
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piemboons Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very Dark and Creepy !!
Really Great Work!
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tin-drum Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This must be at least one of my favourite pieces of yours. THE DETAILS ARE SO COOL.
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McFlyky Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013   Traditional Artist
I think this is the most terrifying thing that I have ever seen on Deviant Art. Truly epic horror, they need to make films based on this stuff.
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KellyNGin Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
You are the creepiest talented person I know...!!!
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MeFlyingFree Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Professional General Artist
Such dark, empty eyes!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Too much coffee, i´ve the same color!! :D Thank you so much!
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MeFlyingFree Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional General Artist
I guess mine should be too :D My pleasure luv :aww:
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Denissesanchezerosa Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
i love it!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Muchas gracias!!! Acabo de ver tu galeria y estoy deseando ver más cosas tuyas!
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Denissesanchezerosa Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
Muchas Gracias! acabo de abrir la cuenta apenas llevo tres dias, estoy aprendiendo a utilizarla. Poco a poco iré subiendo más imagenes :) saludos!!!
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Sleepwalker1803 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
We are legion because we are many! :D Great picture! :clap:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hell yes, many coffee drinkers and Slayer fans!!! :D Thank you so much bro, glad you liked it too!
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Sleepwalker1803 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hell yeah! :D You know, it's time for our sacrifice: [link] :headbang:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahaha you rock, i love that song!!! :D My reputation will be damaged after that but last days i can´t stop to listen this [link]
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Sleepwalker1803 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahaha, I won't tell anybody about this! :D I like this song, too! :D Here, have tow other ones: [link] [link]
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Damn, i cool surprise, i never thought that the FF play that style of songs, and the video is so 80´s, thanks for that! I liked more than Volbeat!! Ok my last one [link] That drums!!![link]
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Sleepwalker1803 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hehe, did you recognize the limo driver in the video? :D :iconlemmyplz:
Very cool songs indeed! :clap:
Two last loinks, connected to my user name: [link] [link] :D
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
No doubt, Lemmy is bigger than life! PD man, great guitars!!! The other song... mmm... well...mmm :D not my style, but the voice is great too! Ok the real last one, i´ve the title of the song tattooed in my chest [link]
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tanksmallcape Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
haha that was fucking awesome man the music really did the trick!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
:D That´s why i always put a text and a song too, i want to show more than an image, is always a concept, so i´m glad to know it bro! Thank you!
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Okamitamashi13 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this amazing solid work!!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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reianne Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your artwork really horrified me!! Nice work, it's impact on me is greater than colored zombies. I read the story but I'm sorry I don't have the courage to listen to the song :( I'm just too scared. You know, I half-believe exorcism because there is simply no evidence to disprove or prove their existence... D:
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
So true, there´re some videos of true exorcism, and... well, there´re some things you can explain, science can prove it, but how a baby with only 3 months of life can speak old greek... you know.
My apologies if it scared you, to be honest, you gave me the best compliment i can imagine :D Check the song, is beautiful, not scary. And thank you so much for your comment, i understand for your words you don´t like that things, and i really appreciate you stop and comment, maybe is the most value comment, and a make my day feelling.
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reianne Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, yes! There are many stories... In my home country there are exorcists, too both folk healers and religious priests. That one sounds like reincarnation. A week ago I watched a documentary about the reincarnation of James Houston. It was interesting and mysterious. I listened to the song, it was solemn and sad and it reminded me of the movie Pan's Labyrinth. I'm happy you liked my comment. You're most welcome! No need to apologize. I like reading about supernatural things even if I'm scared to death hahaha ^_^
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Hahahahaha then you´ll find tons of stories here, i always put a text in every single work. I saw that documentary, is cool, and i think is not a big surprise i read and watch tons of that things since i was i kid. I had some paranormal experiencies and i´m a friend of all of that, so is part of our world too.. glad to know you like it, thank you again!
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AIDSclown Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012   Traditional Artist
I love the texture in this one.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! Hope someday i can paint just textures, no lines. Is my idea of art.
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smartsamiam Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Student General Artist
amazing.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much dude!
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caroflon Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great! The eyes are thoughtful and maybe a little sad. The mouth transforms this look into a knowing - somehow turned inwards gaze. It feels as if he knows something about the observer - but wouldn't tell!

Very impressive! I mean it!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Interesting comment, thanks for watch it and express what do you think, is the best compliment for me! I think the center of the image are the eyes and the smile, i hope someday i´ll make the 3D effect i always wanted to paint!
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katiousa15 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
Something strange happens with this face!!! It's like an alive mask ,as whatever left from a human being face.... But the eyes are sooo alive they look straight to you and this ironic smile....Wonderful work and song!!!!!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful comment, please don´t stop to tell what do you think of my works, your points of view counts a lot for me! I´m so happy you like it! ps: the nose sucks, i think i never painted i cool nose! :D
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katiousa15 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012
Me too!!
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MWeiss-Art Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
Another amazing work from you MASTER. Great as usually. And this song is perfect!!!!!
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! I think the nose sucks but i´m so happy with the rest, specially the texture of the mouth. You rock as usual too ;P
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MWeiss-Art Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional General Artist
My very pleasure :D And you always have awesome texture.
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iKestrel Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist
Wow. The song makes it even more beautiful. but if you view the pic as a small thing in you inbox it looks like he's holding a finger gun at you. ... veryy good work.
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mistertrece Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for listen it watching the image, is so important for to catch the feeling! :D Glad you like it!
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