Reincarnation: The Case of Imad Elawar In all cases, there was at least one informant for each item and at least one corroborator. In many cases, there were two or more informants and corroborators. Evidence from Imad Elawar in advance of Stevenson's visit to Khriby. Item Comments 1. His name was Bouhamzy and he lived in Khriby. 1. The first name was never used (i.e., Ibrahim). 2. He had a woman called Jamileh. 2. Correct: Ibrahim's mistress. 3. She was beautiful. 3. CorrectJamileh was famous in Khriby for her beauty. 4. She wore high heels. 4. Correct, and very unusual amongst Druse women. 5. He had a brother 'Amin'. 5. Amin was a close relative. Close relatives may be termed 'brother'. 6. Amin worked in Tripoli. 6. Correct. 7. Amin worked in a courthouse. 7. CorrectAmin was an official of the Lebanese Government. His office was in a courthouse. 8. There was someone called 'Mehibeh'. 8. Cousin of Ibrahim Bouhamzy. 9. He had brothers called Said and Toufic. 9. correctIbrahim had cousins called Said and Toufic: see point 5. 10. He had a sister, Huda. 10. Correct. 11. A truck ran over a man, broke both his legs, and crushed his trunk. 11. All details correct for Said Bouhamzy (note 9). 12. He (Ibrahim) was a friend of Mr Kemal Jouhblatt. 12. Correct -Ibrahim was a friend of this Druse politician and philosopher. 13. He was very fond of hunting. 13. Correct - Ibrahim was passionately fond of hunting. Imad frequently asked his father to take him hunting. 14. He had a double-barrelled shotgun. 14. Correct. 15. He also had a rifle. 15. Correct. 16. He had hidden his gun. 16. Correct. Presumably refers to rifle, which is an illegal possession in Lebanon. 17. He had a brown dog and had one beaten another dog. 17. Ibrahim had a brown dog, which had once fought with another dog which Ibrahim had beaten. 18. His house was in Khriby: there was a slope before it. 18. Correct. 19. There were two wells at the house, one full and one empty, 19. Correct. These were not spring wells, but concrete concavities used for storing grape juice. During the rainy season one became filled with water, whilst the shallower one did not, since water evaporated from it. Hence one was full and one empty. 20. They were building a new garden when he died. 20. Correct - When Ibrahim died, the garden was being rebuilt. 21. There were apple and cherry trees in the garden. 21. Correct. 22. He had a small yellow car, and a minibus. 22. Both correct. 23. He also had a truck. 23. Correct. 24. He used the truck for hauling rocks. 24. Correct. 25. There were two garages at his house. 25. Almost correct. Ibrahim kept his vehicles in the open, outside two sheds. 26. The tools for the car were kept in the attic. 26. Correct. 27. He had a goat, and sheep. 27. Correct. 28. He had five children. 28. Quite wrong: he had none. Said (note 9) had five sons. the full article can be read HERE and HERE. In fact their chart is much easier to read. In mine - the first # 1 etc is the child's story the second # 1 etc...... are the facts.