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In Rhode Island the thought of vampires still cause locals to quiver and shake. For deep in the belly of this small state, Behind the Chestnut Hill Baptist Church in the town of Exeter, lies the grave of New England’s most famous vampire, Mercy Brown.   No longer is this fear summoned by the belief in souls rising from the grave though.  The telling Mercy’s story has become a long-lived RI tradition.  A tradition that combines true local history told in the customary fireside style with a…

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This is an ultra spooky but true tale that happened at Chestnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Rhode Island. Mercy Brown, age 19, died in January of 1892. The winter ground was frozen and a grave could not be dug, so she was kept in this aboveground crypt. When consumption started killing off her family, her brother and others went into the crypt. She appeared to have moved and still looked "fresh." Believing her a vampire, her brother cut out her heart and burned it against a wall inside…

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MURDERED 11/20/16 I'M TOTALLY DEVASTATED FIRST HIS OWNER PASSED AWAY, THEN NYCACC MURDERED HIS BFF BABUSHKA BONZAI WAS SO BRAVE AND TRIED TO LIVE ON WITHOUT THE ONES HE LOVED NYCACC SHOWED NO MERCY Manhattan Center BONZAI – A1096079 ***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME*** NEUTERED MALE, BROWN / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 7 yrs STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR OWNER DIED Reason OWNER DIED Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 11/06/2016 http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/bonzai-a1096079/

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Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty. - Brene Brown

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