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Theres just something disturbing about these Look Thep dolls.

I didnt even read the article that went with it yet but merely looking at the pictures instantly gave me the creeps. They may appear like ordinary dolls on the outset but if you stare long enough, you know these are the stuff of nightmares.

As I dug deeper, I discovered that no, its not just my imagination at all these things are really pretty scary.

Apparently, people in Thailand are adopting these dolls and are cradling, feeding, and dressing them up like real children. What makes things terrifying though is the fact that these are haunted dolls that are believed to bring luck, prosperity, and happiness to its owner.

Dead childrens spirits are invited to possess the Look Thep dolls through ancient rituals.

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Spirits of deceased children are invited to possess these dolls. This is done with the use of ancient rituals. Those who subscribe to this belief say that the childs spirit attracts success and happiness.

When treated right, the Look Thep dolls are said to bring luck.

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Bookoh Thannatchayapan, a radio DJ, said:

The first day I got him, I took him out shopping for clothes in the baby section. Right after I paid for his clothes, I got a call that my canceled job was back on!

Just sheer coincidence, right? Well, the parents of these haunted dolls believe its more than that.

For example, Mae Ning, who started making Look Thep dolls several years ago, believe that the Look Theps are really the secret behind her success in life.

The ritual involves calling upon Parvati, a Hindu goddess.

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Ning explained that the ritual allows the dolls to be possessed by new souls. Part of the ritual involves reviving these life-sized Look Theps by calling upon the powers of Parvati, the Hindu goddess of love, devotion, and fertility.

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