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British Teacher Predicted Her Murder In Foreboding Facebook Post

Emma Kelty trains in Scotland in April in preparation for her whitewater kayak down the headwaters of the Amazon. (Source Emma Kelty’s Facebook)
Emma Kelty trains in Scotland in April in preparation for her whitewater kayak down the headwaters of the Amazon. (Source Emma Kelty’s Facebook)

In a sad bit of irony, a 43-year-old British schoolteacher and adventurer was killed on a solo kayaking trip through the Amazon days after posting...




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