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The Haunting Journey of William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty wrote “The Exorcist.”

When William Peter Blatty was a high school student at Brooklyn Prep, one of his Jesuit teachers told the class about a 14-year-old boy in Maryland who was said to be a victim of demonic possession. Blatty read about the story in a Washington Post article dated August 20, 1949. The Post quoted sources from the Catholic diocese of Washington D.C. “In what is perhaps one of the most remarkable experiences of its…

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Loren Kantor

Loren Kantor

Loren is a writer and woodcut artist based in Los Angeles. He teaches printmaking and creative writing to kids and adults.