A couple was stunned when their two-year-old revealed shocking information about himself. They didn't believe him until he offered them details they could not ignore.
Parents often notice when children act more mature than their age and lovingly call them "old souls." However, a boy from Louisiana was much more than an old soul, and his behavior quickly caused his parents to worry.
In 2000, Bruce and Andrea Leininger noticed their son struggled with nightmares, and each episode was the same as before. Two-year-old James Leininger screamed and thrashed his arms and legs around.
[Left] James Leininger who believes he experienced reincarnation; [Right] Leininger always loved aircrafts. | Source: youtube.com/Beyond Science
THE SHOCKING INFORMATION
The Christian couple initially thought it would blow over, but the dreams quickly became more intense and vocal. As James grew older, he revealed information to his parents, shocking them.
James often screamed, "Airplane crash on fire, little man can't get out," and one day, he told his mother that he was the little man he kept speaking about.
Parents were stunned by their son's purported past life. | Source: youtube.com/UK Official
HE WAS A PILOT FROM THE PAST
They pieced together their son's encounters, realizing there was more to the story than expected. James, who loved planes from a young age, told his parents he believed he had another life.
The information left Bruce speechless and he could not believe that his son's recollections were so accurate.
Andrea and Bruce were skeptical, but they believed their son more and more with each new revelation. The youngster shared that he was a pilot in 1945. He recalled the type of plane he flew in and remembered that his name was "James 3."
Navy fighter pilot, James M. Huston Jr. | Source: youtube.com/UK Official
HE HAD SOMETHING TO FINISH
Bruce and Andrea did research and surprisingly found the man they believed was connected to their son. He was a 21-year-old Navy fighter pilot named James M. Huston Jr.
Bruce stated: "He came back because he wasn't finished with something." The parents also checked their son's information and were stunned that he possessed facts very few people knew about.
James Leininger speaks about his experience with reincarnation. | Source: youtube.com/UK Official
THEY WERE SPEECHLESS
The information left Bruce speechless, and he could not believe that his son's recollections were accurate. To help their son make sense of the purported reincarnation, the Leiningers contacted Huston's sister, Annie.
It was a memorable moment for both of them, and they chatted about the past. The family also took a trip to Japan and visited the site where Huston died.
James Leininger and his family say goodbye to Navy fighter pilot, James M. Huston Jr. | Source: youtube.com/UK Official
AN EMOTIONAL FAREWELL
James was emotional as he said goodbye to the soul he had known for most of his life. Bruce and Andrea revealed that something shifted in James after the farewell.
He was more carefree and no longer held back by the pilot inside him. They were glad he could finally move on and live his own life.
ANOTHER CHILD CLAIMED TO BE AN OLD SOUL
Supernatural experiences often leave people stunned, which was the case for one mother in Australia. Her four-year-old son claimed he was an angel and had a life before birth.
Laura Mazza always thought her son was an old soul because he said wise things and sang along to dated songs. However, when Luca revealed he was an angel, it moved Mazza to tears. She believed he chose her to be his mother.
Unbelievable and mysterious paranormal encounters can be scary, but they resulted in beautiful stories for Mazza and the Leiningers.