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Feb 1, 2019

A fascinating discussion with Richard Estep on paranormal experiences and hauntings from hospital hallways, operating rooms, and ambulance rides. You'll hear some great bonus discussions on haunted schools, the fear of death, and why staircases fascinate us! Visit for more info!

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In this episode:

Episode Teaser :00

Intro :50

Can you help a friend subscribe to the show? Or maybe share an episode with a friend? Here’s how! 1:23

Welcome back, Richard Estep! His bio and his latest book, Haunted Healthcare: Medical Professionals and Patients Share their Encounters with the Paranormal 2:26

More on Richard’s background, how he became that “medical/paranormal guy”, and how he captured the stories for the book. 8:23

TANGENT ALERT! Haunted schools and finding a book title for a future book on the subject! 11:51

The haunted Farrar School and a fascination with staircases 14:35

Richard sends Patrick this photo of a staircase. He is shocked and chilled to learn it is a staircase from the haunted Fox Hollow house! 16:30

The Tulip Staircase Ghost 18:35

Richard’s book opens up with a story of being woken up with a tap on the head by an unseen hand. It reminded Patrick of his experience of being violently shaken in bed by a hand that later disappeared. 20:57

The lights, mists, and apparitions that are sometimes seen at the time of one’s death. 25:25

The medical field and the stigma around ghost stories and paranormal experiences. 27:45

When your career involves working with death so regularly, how do medical professionals leave work at work? 29:18

The fear of death and dying 32:15

A pot of tea at the time of death. 34:48

The power of prayer 39:38

Upcoming projects and final thoughts from Richard! 43:14

A special THANK YOU to Patreon supporters at the Super Paranerd and Parlor Guest level! 47:35

Outro 49:10

#Paranerd Hashtag 50:48


For more on Richard Estep

Richard's previous appearance on The Big Seance Podcast (#44)

Haunted Healthcare on Amazon

Richard Estep on Facebook

@estepr on Twitter


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