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    Kristie Choate's son died eight years ago of suicide. Since then, she has been photographing spirits which take various forms. Amassing over a 100,000 images, she selected 70 of them to show in her Ghost Whisperer Christian Spirit Gallery at 502 N. Tower in Centralia. Afflicted with multiple sclerosis, which she battles the symptoms with use of medical marijuana, Choate utilizes the cannabis smoke to form the imagery with her compact digital camera for her spirit images. Staff video by Steve Bloom

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August 09, 2015 06:00 PM

UPDATED August 13, 2015 05:54 AM

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