What Bagans finds is then edited down for the Travel Channel series Ghost Adventures which is now back for a seventh season. Bagans is joined by fellow investigators Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin, and some of their adventures have gotten very intense, including a visit to Denver's Peabody-Whitehead mansion.
The Peabody-Whitehead Mansion, located near the State Capitol at 1128 Grant Street, is known as one of Denver's most haunted spots. Mysteriously falling books, numbers repeatedly appearing by themselves on a calculator in a locked office and disheveled papers have all been reported by building tenants.
During the visit by the Ghost Adventures team, they collected what Bagans describes as some of their most compelling evidence yet, including a voice that was caught on tape saying "it is violent here." Bagans says a rape and murder happened on the site back in the 1970's, and he has turned over the evidence the team collected to the Denver Police Department.
"Nearly every human being on this planet has a paranormal story or experience," Bagans explained. "Every single person on this planet wonders what happens when we perish. This is the most unexplainable part about our lives. People want to know more. We try to show them more through our investigations."
Bagans says he continues to battle physical and emotional challenges created by his ghosthunting. "There's a lot of dark, bad, scary stuff over there. And I've been a victim of that. I had a full exorcism performed on me from an archbishop. But this is what I do. If anything ever happens to me, I want people to be aware of this other world so (the investigations) will live on after me."
Bagans says his goal is for people to listen and know that the paranormal is real. "I'll do anything I can to give these spirits a bigger voice," he said. "I'm helping the living by letting them know the spirits are here talking to us. And helping the dead by giving them a platform. Since learning I could do this, my life has been very different."
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