Did you watch “Exorcism of Emily Rose”? Was it the terrifying horror movie at that era? Do you ever imagine that if this happens to someone in real? But, yes !! It’s not just a reel story!! It’s a real story, happened with real Emily Rose named Annaliese Michel.
Michel was a normal German girl, studying in school. In 1968, when she was 17 & still in school she began to experience a seizure and later she was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy.She also experienced sleep paralysis.She soon had depression and was treated at a psychiatric hospital.She started to experience demonic hallucinations. In her late 20, this situation began to worsen.She became intolerant of various religious objects.Due to this, she became suicidal.
In 1975, parents gave up on treatment & chose to depend solely on exorcism for healing. Anneliese was convinced that she had been possessed by 6 demons including Lucifer, Judas Iscariot, Nero, Cain, Hitler and Fleischmann. Anneliese started to do something highly disturbing actions.She started to lick her own urine off the floor. She ate flies even she bit off the head of bird & ate eat.Sometimes, she went under the table and bared like a dog. She could often be heard screaming through the walls for hours.This became a regular activity of Anneliese.
But, medical community didn’t think that she was possessed. They were certain of what she was suffering from., even though they were unable to diagnose her.They thought that she died due to excessive exorcism. Anneliese (picture below) had to go 67 times of exorcism over a period of 10 months. Over time, the ligaments in her knees ruptured due to the 600 genuflections that she performed obsessively during each exorcism session.She was unable to walk herself and perform genuflections.Her parents helped her to stand up & forcefully performed genuflections.
On 1 July 1976, due to excessive exorcism, Anneliese Michel died in her home. According to an autopsy report, she died due to severe dehydration and malnourishment. After an investigation, in 1976, homicidal case against Annaliese Michel’s parents, priests Ernst Alt and Arnold Renz. During the case, exorcism tapes were played on the court. The parents were defended by a church-sponsored lawyer. The state ordered a sentence for the priest was just a fine & court stated that parents should exempt from punishment as they had suffered a lot.
This is a short story of Emily Rose.She had a short life but she suffered a lot.If you like this story , you can comment in below section or you can share on your social platform.
Also you can listen the real audio tape of Annaliese Michel which was recorded during an exorcism.
Shishir Kharade is a Digital Marketer from the city of “Preeti-Sangam”- Karad. He has done B.E(Electronics) from K.B.P. College, Satara. Now, he is working as a Digital Marketer, Graphic Designer, Blogger for almost 4 years.