This Disturbing Event In St. Louis Is So Creepy It Inspired A Movie

Many people have heard the story of the exorcism of 1949 at Alexian Brothers Hospital on South Broadway. This real life horror story was turned into one of the best horror films in history. Have you ever wondered what the real story is behind the exorcism and how much of what you heard is true?

The only person believed to still be alive is the boy behind the exorcism. He is now an old man and has remained incognito his entire life, never stepping forward to tell his story in person. However, there are written accounts and diaries of priests that detail the entire ordeal. Here’s what we know about this disturbing event in St. Louis history that was so creepy it inspired a movie:

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