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Ep. 147 Hurt

CW - Animal Abuse

He arrived in Corvallis, Oregon during the Autumn of 1902. His name was Franz Edmund Creffield. Slight and blonde-haired, he spoke with a noticeable German/Swedish accent, was born outside of Dusseldorf near a city named Crefeld (now Krefeld), he'd briefly studied to become a priest, and emigrated to the U.S. in the late 1890s. He had a great big bushy beard, so as to look more authentically prophetic, I suppose. He was described as hypnotic. That is just about all that is known of Franz, who came to believe he was Jesus Christ reborn.

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