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DURING ADVENT A YOUNG GIRL WENT TO A MASQUERADE DANCE
AGAINST HER PARENTS' WISHES. SHE DRESSED AS A DEVIL
WITH MASK AND ALL. WHEN THE TIME CAME TO REMOVE THE
MASKS, THE YOUNG GIRL COULD NOT TAKE HERS OFF. THE
GIRL BECAME SERIOUSLY ILL AND SOON DIED. THE GRIEVING
PARENTS HAD A TOMBSTONE PUT ON THE GRAVE WITH A
DEVIL'S MASK ENGRAVED ON IT AND ALSO THE WORDS
TELLING THE TRAGIC STORY. THIS THEY DID TO GIVE
WARNING TO OTHERS.

Submitter comment: TOLD TO THE INFORMANT WHEN SHE WAS A YOUNG GIRL
ATTENDING SCHOOL IN OTIS, INDIANA.
DRESSED AS DEVIL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; INDIANA ; OTIS ; ORIGINALLY HEARD

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Magic

Date learned: CA12001965

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ORDINARY FOLKTALE

DURING ADVENT A YOUNG GIRL WENT TO A MASQUERADE DANCE
AGAINST HER PARENTS' WISHES. SHE DRESSED AS A DEVIL
WITH MASK AND ALL. WHEN THE TIME CAME TO REMOVE THE
MASKS, THE YOUNG GIRL COULD NOT TAKE HERS OFF. THE
GIRL BECAME SERIOUSLY ILL AND SOON DIED. THE GRIEVING
PARENTS HAD A TOMBSTONE PUT ON THE GRAVE WITH A
DEVIL'S MASK ENGRAVED ON IT AND ALSO THE WORDS
TELLING THE TRAGIC STORY. THIS THEY DID TO GIVE
WARNING TO OTHERS.

Submitter comment: TOLD TO THE INFORMANT WHEN SHE WAS A YOUNG GIRL
ATTENDING SCHOOL IN OTIS, INDIANA.
DRESSED AS DEVIL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; INDIANA ; OTIS ; ORIGINALLY HEARD

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Magic

Date learned: CA12001965

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