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Psychic Debra contacts the dead
A PSYCHIC who quit her nursing job to dedicate her time to communing with the dead is holding shows in the region.
Debra Chalmers, 36, of Spennymoor realised she had a special gift after seeing the ghosts of dead patients while working on a cancer ward - and she later gave up her £50K NHS management role to help people contact their loved ones in the spirit world.
Ms Chalmers says she has seen spirits since she was a girl but it was during her time as a nurse that she began to appreciate her gift and decided to put it to use full-time.
She said: “When you’re a kid you take it for granted and think it’s normal but as I got older it used to really annoy me that I could see people other people couldn’t.
“One day at work I was standing with a colleague who was training to be a midwife when I saw a little boy running up and down.
“I asked her if she’d lost a child and she broke down in tears and said she had lost a baby boy.
“The next day she came into work with a spring in her step from knowing he was okAY.
“That’s when I thought to myself it isn’t about me, it’s about people connecting with their loved ones – I’m just the messenger.”
Ms Chalmers will be performing at the Hallgarth Hotel, in Coatham Mundeville, Darlington, on March 21 and at Fishburn and District WMC in Stockton on April 5.