The Galka Family

Zak, Nick & Aaron help paranormal inventor Gary Galka and his family find closure after the tragic loss of Melissa, Gary's daughter, by celebrating her birthday. The team records audio evidence derived from Melissa's spirit.

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Zak and the guys join close friend Gary Galka and his family in Connecticut to help them find closure after a tragic loss. 960 1280


On September 25, 2004, Gary's 17-year-old daughter Melissa struck a tree with her car and died 3 days later. 960 1280


A painting of Mel's prom dress that fellow students made for her. 960 1280


Since Melissa's death, Gary has become an award winning paranormal investigator and he started a company that produces some of the equipment Ghost Adventures uses. 960 1280


An employee at Gary's workshop building Mel Meters. 960 1280


The family puts a wreath on Mel's grave on her birthday each year. 960 1280


Aaron and Nick filming above a waterfall in Connecticut. 960 1280


The guys said a prayer for Melissa and the Galka family inside this church. 960 1280


Zak interviews Gary inside his workshop where RT EVP Detectors are also created. 960 1280


Zak and Aaron first learned about the Galkas' birthday tradition in the car. 960 1280


The guys visited Mel's high school before the investigation. 960 1280


Mel's old room is still exactly the way she left it except for the photos from friends on her bed. 960 1280


Zak, Nick and Aaron check out new gear at Gary's workshop. 960 1280


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