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This Woman Says She Can Channel a Spirit

Aired on 01/14/1988 | CC tv-pg
With New Age mysticism taking the world by storm, the late '80s were an interesting time for unorthodox spiritual practices. In 1988, Oprah explored the topic on The Oprah Winfrey Show. One guest named Penny Rubin claimed she could channel a spirit known as Mafu. Here, she explains to the audience how the spirit entered her life. Half of the viewers seem enthusiastic—and the other half, incredulous.

Original airdate: January 14, 1988

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