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Blind mystic ‘foresaw Donald Trump’s illness’

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A blind Bulgarian mystic who foresaw 9/11 also predicted Donald Trump’s illness. As reported in Odd News in December 2019, Baba Vanga forecast that the US president would fall seriously ill during 2020. The mystic also said that during 2020 Vladimir Putin would face an assassination attempt and a meteorite would fall on Russia, so strap in for the months ahead.

Ghost hunter livid at Poundland's Ouija boards

A ghost hunter says demons could be unleashed and “all hell could break loose” if the general public uses the £1 Ouija boards on sale at Poundland. Paul Marsters, a member of True Paranormal Events UK, said he was “gobsmacked” when he saw the spirit board on sale in the budget store. “Ouija boards are most certainly not a toy,” he said.

Baby girl completes London Marathon 

A baby girl completed this year's London Marathon after finishing the distance with her father pushing her in a buggy. Elsie and her father Jimmy Dale were some of the 45,000 people who ran or walked their own 26.2-mile route. She was born on the original April date for the 40th London Marathon, which was postponed due to coronavirus.

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