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Day twenty nine: Pay your toll

In ancient Greek and Roman mythology Charon was the ferryman who would take the souls of the dead across the River Styx to the underworld. He demanded payment for the crossing and that is why copper coins were placed on the eyes or the tongue of the dead. It was thought that if the shade of a dead person did not have a fare, they would be left stranded in the world of the living, haunting people as ghosts.
Charon and Purple Leaves
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