Colleen here is what we would call a "historical spirit". She did not survive the Potato Famine in Ireland. The Great Famine, also known as the Great Hunger, the Great Starvation, the Famine, or the Irish Potato Famine, was a period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from 1845 to 1852. Colleen was given to us by a woman who bought her to use in a dollhouse, and soon afterward began having dreams that made no sense. In her dreams, she was re-living a slow and painful starvation. She was watching her own children die and wither from disease. Colleen was sharing with the woman what she herself had gone through. It was a horrific time in Ireland. Many people at that time did everything they could to get to America. Colleen, after losing her husband and 6 of her 7 children, was in desperation mode. She asked a friend to help her get her last remaining child on a ship to America. As she watched that ship sail off, she knew she would not last the night. She died in her sleep. Colleen is very happy that she was able to get her son on that ship. He made it to America and had a family of his own. She tells us "his line is strong" and that there are still people who are directly related to her. She is an extensive dream weaver and extremely telepathic in terms of communication. She likes the PSB7 and the pendulum, but I don't think she ever learned to read, so the Ouija is not that great, other than yes, no or maybe questions. She does very well when placed with child spirits, she is very motherly. Colleen has a huge heart and a patient personality. She makes a good emotional support guardian. A good watcher and protector. Perfect for a first-time haunted doll.
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This doll came from Lisa's personal collection. She has curated her dolls from around the world. Some picked up while she was on assignment overseas, and some were given to her. Some of them called out to her from second-hand shops. She studies them carefully and observes them for months before making any final assessments on their personality or behavior. Lisa's collection of Haunted and Enchanted dolls are some of the most intriguing in the world.
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#1) Haunted Dolls are for Adult Collectors, not children. Please do not buy anything haunted for children. I will not sell to those under the age of 18
#2) Spirits are just like people. When you purchase a haunted doll from me, it is an adoption. Give it some time, and lots of love, and you will get back exactly what you put into the relationship. Your experience will depend on many factors, I suggest researching haunted dolls and the phenomena surrounding them to be sure you are ready for the commitment. I can not and will not guarantee that your doll will "perform" for you.
#3) I am not responsible for any paranormal activity you may experience when you invite a spirit into your home. Please research prior to adoption.
I can hold dolls, jewelry, or anything for up to 6 weeks on Reserve. I will have you put the item in your cart and I will change the first photo to a sign that says "Reserved" and I will put your name and the date on the title. If you need more time, or chance your mind, just email me. The most important factor, to me, is that the spirit and caregiver make the proper connection. If you are not feeling it, please UNRESERVE and give that spirit a chance to find the right connection.
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