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Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, Netherlands, 1888
If A Woman Needs It, Should She Be Spanked? "Why not" says Miguel. "If they don't know how to behave." Frank says, "Yes, when they deserve it. As a barber I've got a lot of faith in the hairbrush." Teddy offers "You bet. It teaches them who's boss" and William (a *TOY FACTORY* owner!) believes "most of them have it coming to them anyway." Wow.
The discription reads: "Dad pretended that Mother was alive for a full month after her death. They are pictured here on day two. Mom still looks as pretty as ever."
This 1922 photo is said to show a ghost wedding. The woman is supposedly a nǚ guǐ (女鬼), or ghost woman: a woman who died unmarried has no family and can't become an ancestor, so she returns and haunts. There's a simple solution to the nǚ guǐ hauntings, though: find a man and pay him to marry her. These "profound weddings" (冥婚) are an important function of the Dàoshi, and a kinder form of exorcism.
When we used to stand for love & peace ... Strong women - it takes strength to show mercy. "Keshia Thomas, 18, uses her body to shield a man from protesters at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Ann Arbor, Mich. A crowd had begun to beat him with sticks after spotting a Confederate flag on his jacket. "Just because you beat somebody doesn't mean you're going to change his mind," Thomas said."