Nearly half of all Americans believe in ghosts

We’re brought up to believe there are no such things as ghosts – but nearly half of all Americans think otherwise.

A poll by the Huffington Post shows that 45 percent of Americans believe in ghosts, or that the spirits of dead people can come back in certain places and situations.

The idea of ghosts as hopeful evidence of life after death goes all the way back to ancient Egypt, where it was commonly believed that death was merely a transition to some mysterious netherworld of another existence.

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1 Response to “Nearly half of all Americans believe in ghosts”


  1. 1 Anas March 30, 2013 at 7:33 am

    Ann Hastings Miller – I admit I am one of her grandmothers and of cosrue think she is beautiful in any picture, but you have a gift when it comes to photographing children that captures them in the most wonderful impish, innocent and even serious (perhaps defiant) moments.We always look forward to seeing our Paige through your camera!Very beautiful memories! Thank you!


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