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MISS STOUDT, WHILE EMPLOYED ON THE NURSING STAFF AT HERMAN
HOSPITAL IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, OBSERVED PATIENTS WHO WORE DIMES
ON A CHAIN AROUND THEIR ANKLES TO WARD OFF EVIL SPIRITS.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; TEXAS ; NASHVILLE ; HOUSTON

James Callow Keyword(s): AMULET

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Devil Demon
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Feet, toes, toenails
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance

Date learned: 07-00-1968

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