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My Grandma Saved My Life
Ever since I was 8 years old I have had this feeling of having encounters with the dead. When we lived in our old house I used to have an imaginary friend that my parents said I always spoke to. Though I cannot remember her name, I do remember one instance. I had been sitting in my parents room watching a movie and I offered my imaginary friend to sit on the bean bag chair that I had brought into the room. I have always been told that I was a very OCD, tidy child, and I remember making sure that the bean bag chair was completely flat and smooth, as everything had to be back then. I remember turning towards the movie after I had offered for her to sit down, and hearing a sound, looking at the bean bag chair, there was an indent as though someone was sitting down. My parents stated that I often spoke to …Read Complete Story Here...
Spirits Don’t Like Change
We’ve lived in the house we’re in for almost ten years and nothing ever happened until about three years ago. The soil our house was built on was destroying the foundation so the entire basement was totally demolished (literally, our upper level was raised up on rail road ties!) and rebuilt. I’d always lived on the upper level until we rebuilt the basement. I was in sixth grade when I moved my room downstairs.
The first time anything happened to me my older sister had come over to babysit. Ironically enough, we had been watching Ghost Hunters right before I went to bed which made me wait to tell anyone about what happened for a while fearing they’d chalk it up to me being freaked out by the show. I’d only been in bed for about five minutes when I heard a man’s voice right behind me say “Tojo.” I thought maybe my dad was home so I rolled over …Read Complete Story Here...
Central Valley Paranormal At Virginia City
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What Did it Take From Me?
Ok so last night I was at my brother’s house because my mom had to work and she didn’t like leaving me alone at the house right? So it was really late and I got tired and went to sleep in his friend Stephanie’s room because she wasn’t tired, and I kept waking up in the middle of the night because they kept coming in there and then falling back to sleep. I fell asleep on my back at some point, too.
It was 6 or 7 in the morning and Stephanie and my cousin Sylbia were still up watching “Breaking Dawn” out in the living room. I was all alone in the room because my brother was asleep in his room. I was dreaming all of the sudden, I don’t know what happened before I started to dream, it’s all a blank slate in my mind. I found myself lying in Stephanie’s room, but I felt an intense desire …Read Complete Story Here...
The Man In Black Tries To Get You
I was about 13 when it all happened, it was Friday I don’t necessarily recall the date but it was in the summer. I had invited my cousin on my moms side over, since we were going to my uncles. She was like my sister at the time no one could pull us apart. When we arrived at my uncles, he told my parents and us what rooms we were going to be sleeping in.
My cousin and I usually got the bedroom beside the bathroom but that time my uncle put us in the room beside our normal room. I always dreaded that room and was so happy when we didn’t have to sleep in there, it was a dark color red. I hate red on walls I always have, it makes me feel angry and frustrated, but I sucked it up and went upstairs and put my stuff in the room. It was all crowded with boxes of …Read Complete Story Here...
The Lady in the Cottage
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Do Ghosts Really Exist?
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My First Demon
I’m only 14 but ever since I was little I’ve had a connection with paranormal incidents and over the years it’s gotten worse. It use to be I would just see friendly spirits or this old women I’d never seen (later to find out she was my great grandmother) but ever since I turned 10 I can communicate with spirits.
Well a few years ago my mom, dad and me had just moved into a really nice apartment. I got my own bedroom and bathroom and everything seemed perfect and happy. My favorite thing about my new bedroom was my mirror closet. Well about a month of living there I’d completely changed. I was no longer this happy, smart kid, I wasn’t even me anymore I was more depressed I felt like dying, I was failing every subject and I had extreme attitude. There was only one person I could talk to and would understand me and that was my …Read Complete Story Here...
The Cloaked Man
First of all, I am 13. My dad died 6 years ago, and many close relatives followed. It all started on 12/24/2011, and I can remember some of the dream – yes, a dream… And this is hard to type in an empty room, on an iPod.
This is real. I have been abused in my life – I know of no childhood.
I “awoke” in a very light room – seriously, it was all like sunlight. I stood up, and looked around. I saw a cloaked figure in a corner, his cloak was a dark brownish. All I could see besides that were his eyes – yellow. He motioned to me, I followed out of curiosity. He (I believe its a he) said there were seven others like him, each burdened with finding their reincarnation – and guiding them. I listened well, and I woke up. 2:30 AM. I went back to sleep.
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Did My Father Save Me?
My chilling encounter happened a year ago now and it still haunts me to this day; I won’t forget it. I sometimes have nightmares still though these seem to be getting less frequent.
I am 26 and for most of my life I’ve had heart problems. It got so bad that I was referred to surgery. They needed to fix my problem that was ruining my life. I thought I had to have a heart transplant. My father who died four years previously also suffered from heart issues and died from a severe heart attack. This only increased my anxiety more, as I genuinely thought I was going to die.
On the evening before my surgery, my mother, two girlfriends and myself checked into a hotel closer to the hospital so I could arrive there quickly in the afternoon of the following day. My mother and friends were getting ready for bed, fluffing up the pillows and washing etc., when …Read Complete Story Here...
I was eleven years old and I was the last to finish dinner so I was eating in my dining room alone. My mum, step-dad and brother were all talking in the kitchen while I was eating.
Let me just tell you that there is no door separating the dining room and the kitchen, so I could see them and they could see me.
When I finished and got up, I started to walk through to the kitchen when I saw a very bright light drop down from the roof and seem to scurry across the floor, down the hall and into my bedroom. When I saw it drop I froze in my tracks and actually shouted out, because it shocked me so much. I even nearly dropped my plate!
My family all looked at me strangely but when I explained it to them, only my brother believed me because my mum and step-dad don’t believe in the paranormal but …Read Complete Story Here...
My Encounters With Shadow Beings
My name is Amber and I’m almost 22 years old. I have always been a firm believer in ghosts, but was never a believer in evil entities. So the first time I saw a shadow being I thought it was just my imagination playing tricks on me. It was the Spring of 2007 when the first encounter occurred. I was working on a short story for my high school science fiction class when I suddenly felt like something in the room had changed, something wasn’t right. I couldn’t detect anything so I just shrugged it off as having an overactive imagination and went back to writing. Again the feeling came back and I was overwhelmed with dread, so I turned around, looking all around the room and that’s when I noticed it. Huddling in the corner, it was black, short, no distinct features really. I saw it reach it’s hands out and I screamed at it to go away and …Read Complete Story Here...