Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse dreamed and went into the world where there is nothing but the spirits of all things. That is the real world that is behind this one, and everything we see here is something like a shadow from that one.

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My friend, why should you wish to shorten my life by taking from me my shadow?

Crazy Horse, to army surgeon Dr. Valentine T. McGillycuddy, who tried to take a photograph of him

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