People in Thailand are treating these creepy life-size dolls like real children
Never in our wildest dreams did we think that owning a doll that bears any resemblance to Chucky would ever become a thing. But it is in Thailand and the trend is huge.
Known as Child’s Angel or “Look Thep” (Thai for “Child God”), these life-like dolls come in the size of a human baby, and are being toted around by several Thai celebrities and women like a precious Birkin bag.
The dolls are looked upon as good luck charms and widely believed to invite good fortune and blessings, as well as serve as protection from harm for their owners.
A Child’s Angel doll costs between 2,000 baht to 20,000 baht ($55 to $550), and its owner is expected to put it through a special ritual ceremony that will draw an angel in. According to The Carbonated TV, the Thais believe that the spirits of dead children are invited to live in the doll through the ritual. Read more…