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While vacationing in Los Angeles (Friday, January 28, 2005), I went out to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Culver City to take some pics of some celebrity graves. I got pictures of the graves of Sharon Tate, Bing Crosby, Bela Lugosi, Rita Hayworth, Rosalind Russell and wanted to get pictures of several others.

As I was searching (in vain) for the grave of Mr. Jimmy Durante, I happened to look to my left and I saw, standing about 30 yards away, a young man who looked to be in his late 20’s gazing at me. It was around Noon. He was a white male, about 5′ 10′ with thick, black well kept hair. He was wearing a long sleeve, white dress shirt and black suit pants. He looked at me in such a way that I thought he was annoyed with me or just curious. I took my eyes off of him for approximately 3 seconds while I got my bearings once again and then glanced back his way to give him a smile and a wave. Much to my puzzlement, though, he was gone. I scanned the area where he had been standing and he was nowhere to be found. In the particular area in which he’d been standing there are no trees and there is absolutely no way possible that he could have gotten out of sight so quickly unless he’d had a jet engine strapped to his back. One moment he was out in the open, the next, he was gone! My puzzle
ment became astonishment as I realized it was a ghost I saw. This ghost, however, looked slightly familiar, but I just couldn’t place him. About a week later, after I had returned home, I started scoping out the Find A Grave website for celebs graves I’d missed. I clicked on one name and as I looked at the face of the actor there, I gasped! Before me was the very face of the ghost I had seen in the cemetery. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that I saw the ghost of Vince Edwards. Who was Vince Edwards? In the 1960’s he was best remembered as Dr. “Ben Casey”.

(Submitted by Scott Spencer)

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5835 W. Slauson Ave.
Culver City, CA
United States

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33.99233582214977, -118.38481516085204
Los Angeles County, California
Nearest Towns:
Ladera Heights, CA (0.6 mi.)
Culver City, CA (2.1 mi.)
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Inglewood, CA (2.8 mi.)
Marina del Rey, CA (3.9 mi.)
Lennox, CA (4.2 mi.)
Century City, CA (4.8 mi.)
Westwood, CA (5.1 mi.)
Del Aire, CA (5.3 mi.)
El Segundo, CA (5.4 mi.)


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  1. Yes . By Sharon Tate’s . Grandmas caddie wouldn’t budge. Voice told me if ur going to do any thing in life u have to do it yourself. Something grabbed my arm I yanked over and put her in gear above the steering wheel . Could have broken the whole car. Went in gear .. I think the handsome man with nice hair was my father’s apparition

  2. My grandparents are both buried at Holy cross. I’m never gonna forget the day we had my grandmother’s viewing. All was as well as it could be. When viewing time was over, I stepped into the bathroom before heading home. I went into the bathroom (which was completely empty) and went on about my business. I wasn’t paying attention to the atmosphere around me or anything. I started washing my hands, and all of a sudden I felt this overwhelming feeling of being watched. I didn’t want to think about the weird feeling too much but it kept getting more intense. The best way I could describe it, is the air getting thicker and thicker. It almost felt like I could just reach out feel/grab the air surrounding me. I looked around to see if anyone might have walked in while I was in the stall but saw no one. It also felt like something wanted me out of the bathroom. I felt this urgency to just leave. Maybe it was all in my head but I’ve never experienced anything like that in my life.

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