Episode 10 – A Tragic Premonition

For 20 years a mysterious handprint was visible on a Chicago fire station window. It could not be cleaned off, buffed or even scrapped off.

Many believe the handprint belong to Francis Leavy a fire fighter who was cleaning the window when he predicted his own death in 1924. Was this handprint all that remained of a tragic premonition?

Francis Leavy Handprint

For many years, the handprint remained on the window in spite of chemicals used to try and remove it. The strange mystery remained unsolved, but came to an abrupt end when a newspaper boy threw a paper against the window in 1944, causing it to shatter into pieces.


Other Strange News

Here’s some of the other stories we talked about in this episode of Strange Podcast:

Creepy Ghost Photos!

Here’s the strange picture of an unknown woman standing within a group of paranormal investigators from Haunted Happenings.

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To read the full story published by the Daily Mail click here. You can find out more about the paranormal investigation group, Haunted Happenings by clicking here.

Spooky Back Seat Driver?

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Here’s the picture of what is claimed to be a ghost of a young boy sitting in the back seat of a car. The occupants say there was no one present in the back seat at the time the photo was taken. you can read the full Daily Star article by clicking here.


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