10 Photos With Disturbing Backstories

Framing tragedy

James Ssekamatte
Published in
11 min readJan 5


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Loana The Bloodthirster

In 1909, Loana Constantinescu was a 27-year woman who lived in the predominantly Christian city of Timisoara in Romania but was a Zoroastrian.

The Christians in Timisoara believed Zoroastrians were witches, a belief that caused the latter to be frequently persecuted.