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Marshall Applewhite

Born: 1931-05-17 - Died: 1997-03-26
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Death Summary: Marshall Applewhite commited suicide with 38 other members of the Heaven's Gate cult by mixing liquid with rat poison and cyanide.

It's believed that the cult members took their lives in three separate shifts, 15 the first day on March 24, 15 the next and nine on the third. Applewhite was the last one to die.

Applewhite's cult believed that a space ship carrying Jesus was following the comet Hale-Bopp, and that the only way the ship would take them to the galaxy “Heaven” was to commit suicide.

Upon investigation it was found that each cult member was wearing brand new Nike sneakers, eight of the males had been castrated, and each member had three quarters and a five-dollar bill. The money is believed to be the "cosmic" toll for their departure.

Who was Marshall Applewhite : Marshall Herff Applewhite Jr. was a former college teacher turned cult leader and self proclaimed reincarnation of Jesus Christ.

In his earlier days Applewhite wrote about outer space, aliens, and other galaxies. He would then share his insane ramblings during his lectures. According to his former students, Applewhite believed that life existed in other galaxies.

Applewhite started his first cult in 1975. He successfully convinced 20 people, from the Portland area, that an alien abduction was imminent. Obviously, when nothing happened... they all left the cult.

With his new cult experience, Applewhite went on to form Heaven’s Gate.
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  1. :) Says:

    You’re a dumbass.

  2. grim Says:

    m.j. is that you?

  3. Steve Says:


  4. XD Says:

    man you are fucking stupid for doing that why do christians halft to be so retared!

  5. Gary A. Beck Says:

    I have written a book titled,
    HEAVEN’S GATE A MEMORIAL Established 2009. It was released for publication Star Date 1116.09 and available through authorhouse.com. I do not think any of you were crazy, only seeking the truth of how to acheive peace and balance in a world soon to be recycled. I love all of you who died not in vein, but in peace and quiet. May the cometcraft carry you forward.

  6. bambi Says:

    vengence is not mine..go to God, forgiveness is there..rest in peace

  7. josh Says:

    a monkey is smarter then him the guy that didnt do suicide is smarter

  8. josh Says:

    dude god doesn’t wont you to do suicide he wants you to live a full life but bet he was pissed at you i bet he pointed his finger at you i bet you hope no thunder was coming to come out but god shot you with it

  9. josh Says:

    this dude’s dad mist have been like you dumbass you stupide pice of shit

  10. josh Says:

    XD not all christans have that beleilf you moron

  11. bob Says:

    XD, why do athiests have to be so illiterate?

  12. AnonymousGirl Says:

    Wow he looks scary in that pic.

  13. amasrshall Says:

    what the fuck your a jack ass its good your gone

  14. psycho Says:

    This is my Channel on YouTube.


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    Hi, thanks for posting this article.


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  17. jonny Says:

    rot in hell asshole

  18. Jay Says:

    What a fucking fruitloop. Glad people like this are no longer with us, you’re a waste of space idiot

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