Heaven’s Gate

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Heaven’s Gate

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Definition A Rancho Santa Fe, California* cult whose 39 active members committed mass suicide–phenobarbital pudding + plastic bags over their heads–in March, 1997, all of whom were wearing identical black Nike tennis shoes.

Their Führer, self-renamed DO, neé Marshall Applewhite, believed the Hale-Bopp Comet was a celestial chariot to the “next level”.

*Why is it always California? Nutters, all…

References en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heaven’s_Gate_(religious_group)



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