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From From Joanna Cresswell’s article published on CNN.com:

“After spending three years thinking about witches and witchcraft, I’ve come to think of ‘witch’ as an identity that belongs to such a diversity of people, that there really isn’t only one way to be one. ‘Witch’ means something different to everyone I’ve photographed, but if I had to locate an underlying characteristic, I’d say that witchcraft is about conjuring an internal power source, whether that is used reflexively, towards the self, or projected outwards, towards others. I see witchcraft as effecting internal or external change. And in my experience, the witch is a person who is self-possessed, who is maybe a little (or a lot) anti-authoritarian, and who is interested in embracing the murkier, less conventionally acceptable sides of ourselves.”

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