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Richard Raiswell - Real-Life Vampire Legends

Posted by Bill van Asperen

RichardRaiswellPoliticalColumnist2013.jpgPEI historian, writer and professor Richard Raiswell sets the eerie Halloween scene. Night-time... a graveyard... fog shimmering in the moonlight.  In the 1700s, an investigative team dug up the body of a man suspected of being a vampire.

On this Halloween, historian Richard Raiswell sinks his teeth into real-life vampire legends. We draped the studio in garlic for the arrival of historian Richard Raiswell. A warning: while Richard's tales are bloody good, they are also... bloody.

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