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Descent into madness: Louis Wain—the progression of his schizophrenia

In the final years of his life, Wain’s cats became more abstract and less whimsical. His once playful cats began to resemble fearsome, almost kaleidoscopic, Hindu deities. Many psychological textbooks feature drawings from various stages in the artist’s career to show the progression of Wain’s schizophrenia.

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May 12, 2011 Posted by | cats, Sad | 2 Comments

Sad: “NC man waits for ‘ghost train,’ killed by real one”

 

Authorities say a man who was waiting with several friends for a "ghost train" from a North Carolina legend was killed when a real train came down the tracks.

U.S. news – msnbc.com

August 30, 2010 Posted by | Sad | Comments Off on Sad: “NC man waits for ‘ghost train,’ killed by real one”