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Latino Daily News

Sunday October 30, 2011

More Americans Than Ever Say they Believe in Ghosts

More Americans Than Ever Say they Believe in Ghosts

Photo: La Llorana Mexican folktale Halloween

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Rasmussen Reports, a media company specializing in the collection, publication and distribution of public opinion information, has decided to see if you are a ghost believer.  A new study by the national pollster shows that nearly one-in-three American adults or 31 percent believe in ‘spectral phenomena’ better known as ghosts.

While 62 percent of Americans don’t believe in ghosts the one-in-three statistics means that more Americans than ever before say they believe in ghosts.  Only seven percent of the people surveyed aren’t sure.  Maybe they need to watch Paranormal Activity or ghost hunters to become believers.

We don’t need an official study to know that overwhelmingly Latinos believe in ghosts and love folklore tales that involve dead spirits like La Llorona and to make sure we aren’t haunted by ghosts celebrate the dead on November 2nd with Dia de los Muertos.