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Experience description:  

  #1- About one week after he passed, I heard his distinctive knock at the door-twice.

 #2- After the first visitation, I was home alone, the phone rang and there was silence on the other end. No dial tone, no sound of breathing, no static, no hang up. This also happened again, a few days later, after the actual service.

 #3- This one was witnessed by a couple other family members. Couple weeks after his passing, after an evening out at a regular place we frequented, we got into the car. We knew he had been there somehow because we smelled his scent, the scent of his apartment, his sweat scent, everything.
        
Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?  Yes
     
Describe:  His distinctive knock at the door.

     
Did the voice or sound seem to originate externally, or outside of you, inside of you, or did you not hear a voice or sound but had a knowing of what was communicated?  Just sitting at home fixed on something else and it was just like him coming to the door and knocking.

     
If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar to the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?  similar

     
How clearly did you hear the deceased?  clearly

      Is there any possibility that what you heard was from any other source in the surroundings at the time of your experience?  no

     
Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?  not sure

Did you smell a distinct smell, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?  Yes

     
Describe:  His overall scent, sweat, breath, clothing, apartment.

     
Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?  yes, ?

     
Was anything communicated by the smell?  I don't know

     
Is there any possibility the smell, scent, fragrance or odor was from any other source present in your surroundings at the time of your experience?  no

How long did the experience last?  couple minutes

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?  beginning was sudden and strong.  don't remember the end

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?  like he thought he was still here and waiting for us in the car
     
Describe:  like he thought he was still here and waiting for us in the car

How do you currently view the reality of your experience:  Experience was probably real

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:  like it was personal, direct, except for the one in the car which others experienced as well.

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?  Uncertain
     
Describe:  being alone, getting the phone call maybe felt like he was giving me a personal goodbye
        
Have you ever made a death compact?  No

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?  Uncertain
      Describe:  i accepted god once when i was 17, though i was feeling tired, cold and sick,
afterwards, i felt a warm bright glow and felt amazingly good inside.

 Has the experience affected your relationships?  Daily life?  Religious practices etc.?  Career choices?  finding out what a terrible person i really am.  (didn't treat the deceased very well when living)

 Have you shared this experience with others?  Yes

      Describe:  they were nice, probably didn't believe me mom wants to believe me cause she misses him

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?  Uncertain
      Describe:  i don't think so

What was the best and worst part of your experience?
  the worst was thinking he didn't know he passed.  and the best was knowing it was distinctively him.

 Is there anything else you would like to add regarding your experience?  I knew it was him in all 3

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?
  Uncertain

      Describe:  try to be open for belief

 Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?  No