Chilling Picture Shows Dead 9-Year-Old Boy Acting as 'Guardian Angel' (PHOTO)

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guardian angelIf you're on the fence about life after death, ghosts, and that sort of thing, I have something that will likely sway you to the "believer" side -- even if only a bit. Recently, the smiling face of Nicolas McCabe, a 9-year-old boy who was tragically killed in a tornado earlier this year, seems to have appeared in the background of a photo of his cousin. The image of Nicolas was spotted by his grief-stricken father, Scott, and although the mind does have a tendency to play tricks on a grieving heart, it's kind of hard to argue with the image that very much looks like Nicolas' face in the picture.

Check it out:

nicolas mccabe photo

The photo was taken on July 4, and in it, Nicolas' cousin, Madison, can be seen playing with a sparkler. But if you look right past Madison's head, there appears to be another face -- a different face with different features and a different skin tone. "I couldn't believe what I was seeing. Nicolas loved the Fourth of July and he loved firecrackers," Scott said. "My brother, when he saw it, he said the hair stood up on his neck. I was in awe. It touched my heart. It's obviously not Madison. It's obvious there are two people there or one person there and one spirit there."

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Now, sure, Nicolas' father is beside himself after losing his son, and he may tend to see what he wants to see, but it really looks like his son is in the background of this photo. And even if it's not, and some skeptic knows the reason for the double image, so what? Let's let the man believe and see what he wants to believe and see. Seeing an image of his son in a photo, smiling and having fun on his favorite holiday, has to offer an immense amount of relief and closure to Scott. 

And if you ask me, it looks pretty damn realistic.

Have you ever had an experience like this?

Images via Jeff Pioquinto SJ/Flickr/News 9



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shutu... shuturpiehole

It's a blur from the movement in the picture and the little girls face is double exposed and superimposed above he, making it look as though someone is behind her. 

It's a badly shot picture that they interpreted as a divine miracle even though there is a really simple explanation for it.

I'm a photographer so I know.

mamam... mamamiajk

When we got the wedding pics back from my oldest sons wedding I was going through them to see what ones I wanted. I came to a pic of my son and I during the mother/son dance. FRom the wast down right behind us were I HAD to be my brother who we lost earlier that year dress pants and shiny florscheim boots. Who else could it have been. I have that pic stored in my personal book.

calim... calimomma707

shuturpieholepls take your name advice, just because you work w/film does NOT make you all knowing.

Cheryl Temes Ledbetter

After my Husband passed I was bringing him a rose for our anniversary. I took a picture of the rose while I was in the elevator, by myself. When I got home and downloaded the picture my husbands face was on the plastic paper behind the rose. Never been so scared. Will try and find picture to download here.

kisse... kisses5050

shutyourpiehole--- as a thirdgeneration photographer trained by a former National Geographic photographer  and having worked as an adviser on two paranormal shows. Your explanation does not take into account that the image behind is a different symmetry than the image in front in both head shape and clothing. notice the hairline is completely different as well a pigment of the skin. It is not a the same image as the front exposed twice. For your explanation to work you would have to be able to pull the back image into the front image and have them line up. You cant with these. Because the facial features don't match up. Go ahead try it in photo shop it is not the same person double exposed.



Water... Waterswaves

Ms. "I'm a photographer, so I know", so in the process of double exposure the image can change genders and lose a pair of glasses? That's a boy's face behind her, the skin tone is a darker shade and the little girl has glasses but the face behind her doesn't. My brother talks to me all the time. He often tells me things I had know way of knowing otherwise. Just because you're afraid to believe in the spirit world, doesn't mean others can't believe. I've had too many paranormal experiences to not believe.

Railr... RailroadGirl

Wow I am a skeptic when it comes to spirits but that is pretty amazing. I definitely see two distinct kids. Hope it can help the dad.

Jennifer Abare

I doubled looked at the photo I see the face of his boy behind her.eyes different coloring of skin tone and the hair line definately is his son.I hope the Dad feels comfort.I believe our loved ones are still here and send signs and signals time to time.

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