Photo Gallery Accused of Dancing With the Devil

Tortured and burned at the stake by the tens of thousands, Germany's alleged witches have been largely forgotton. But thanks to efforts by a small group of activists, a number of German cities have begun absolving women, men and children who were wrongly accused of causing plagues, storms and bad harvests.
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