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West Virginia Church Handles Rattlesnakes and Drinks Strychnine; Parishioners Swoon

JOLO West Virginia - For the current issue of Hennen’s Observer I decided to observe a snake handling church in action.  After a few hours of basic research I found a congregation in West Virginia (one of the few states where this activity is still legal), known as “The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ with Signs Following,” located in Jolo (pronounced Joe-Low).  And as luck would have it, that weekend was this church’s annual homecoming.

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