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Have you ever wondered why ....

         
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... breaking a mirror is said to be seven years of bad luck?

 
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Centuries ago many believed that a person's image in a mirror was a reflection of that person's soul. That is why the
legendary vampire, who had no soul, casts no reflection in a mirror. To the people who held this belief, breaking a mirror
meant preventing a part of the soul from reuniting with its body. The absence of a portion of the soul, it was believed,
would certainly lead to ill fortune. But why seven years? This goes back to a Roman belief that a person's health and
fortune changed every seven years.

 

 

 

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