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Caroline Beth and the Shadowman

Posted on December 7, 2009

Before I begin, I must tell you that this story is 100% true, and many of my friends have seen similar things in the same place.

My boyfriend, Nick Lee, is a person of many talents. One of those is attracting spirits. He and I had just gotten together at the time, and he had never taken me “ghost hunting” and I thought it would be fun, since I’ve never had a supernatural experience. Since we were low on gas and time (curfew, hah!), we decided that local graveyards were our best bet. So armed with a digital camera, we set out.

That night, we visited three graveyards. I will never forget the third cemetery.

The first graveyard Nick Lee and I went to was off a well lit, main road, and nothing really happened (but of course he wouldn’t let me go deep into the cemetery because he thought it was disrespectful to the spirits, so not much would happen when you’re in the light).

Before we went to the second graveyard, we decided to go pick up my closest friend, Beth. The next cemetery we went to was small and rather old. Next to it was a beautiful church. Once again, nothing happened, although we did get some cool orbs.

As we drove, looking for our next destination, Beth suggested that we check out this large graveyard that her eldest brother had been to. It sounded like a good idea at the time, until we arrived there. The place was much larger than I expected, and it was a lot of ground to cover. Since it was such a large place, the most we feared was getting caught, so we had to keep an eye out for people. We parked in an apartment complex down the road and hopped the fence. We started walking to the back of the place, where Beth’s brother had seen a glowing figure, when nick thought he saw something and went to go take a picture of it, telling us to go on without him,  that we’d be all right and he would catch up with us. So we decided to walk on without him. That was most likely the biggest mistake I’ve ever made.

The night was pretty light; the sky was clear, the moon was relatively bright, and I could see all of Beth’s features from a few feet away. As we walked deeper and deeper into the place, I began to feel uneasy, like I was being watched. But I pretended like nothing was happening.

As we neared the statues(be were facing them, the statues were no more than 30 or 40 feet away from us), Beth put her arm in front of me so I couldn’t move any further, but she said nothing. She was looking in horror at something next to me. I slowly turned my head to where she was looking, and there stood a man who couldn’t have been less than six feet tall. Although it was so bright out, he had no features. He was facing the statues and he was only seven or eight feet away from us. Within seconds, he heard our heavy breathing and turned his whole body to us in one motion. He didn’t speak, which made things scarier. Beth and I started to move back a few steps, and it started moving closer. It then started walking to us, so we turned around and started running. We looked back and found that it was chasing us, but somehow its legs were not moving.

We ran for a while before we realized that it wasn’t behind us anymore. We hid in between four bushes for an hour before Nick Lee found us. We took Beth home and I went to stay at his house. We slept with the lights on that night.

The shadowman has made me love ghost hunting, the rush of seeing something that I couldn’t explain was remarkable. I haven’t gone ghost hunting since then, but I’ve planned some pretty cool trips to haunted places, and I’ll be taking those trips soon. Maybe one day, I’ll meet the shadowman again.

Sent in by Caroline Mosley, Copyright 2009

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10 Responses to “Caroline Beth and the Shadowman”
  1. trolldoll1681 says:

    caroline, wow that must have been something to see! maybe he was a sort of “caretaker” but who knows. what was he wearing? i can’t imagine why a ghost was chasing you. if his legs weren’t moving he sounds like a ghost to me! otherwise i would say he was somebody real trying to scare people. what has beth said now that she has experienced something like that. i just wish you the best of luck on future hunts. are you going back to the 3rd cemetary? let us know what happens, i know i’m excitied to hear about it!!!!!

  2. Autumn says:

    I have to agree I am really sorry I know this is going to sound rude, but the Shadow man sound like some thing off of goosebumps, I belive you 100percent

  3. Grey Wolf says:

    .I belive you saw a shadow person…it sounds like it did not try to harm you and your friend..just kind of freaked you both out when you saw it and it chased you for a little while.So I wonder what did it want?? Was it trying to scare you both..or maybe wanted help?Also what did your boyfriend see or hear or feel when he went to another part of the cemetary??And what did he think about what happened to you and your friend?Have you seen or felt anything since the night you went to the cemetary?Also has your friend seen or felt anything elas since that night?Have you had any strange dreams since that happened?Also I was wondering if the three of you did anything to protect you before you went to the cemetary..and also for cleansing or protection afterwards…it is very important to whatdo so ‘before’and ‘afterwards’…as you may not know what you will come in contact with..and whatever you come into contact ‘might’ attach to you or your friend or follow you home…so please be careful…and take the procautions needed..to protect yourself and others that are with you…hope this helps..Blessed Be!!!

  4. NimNod ...The She Goat. says:

    Cool, I believe this one.

  5. Caroline says:

    Hey guys, its Caroline. yes, I have gone to the graveyard again, and I’ll continue to go there as long as I can ghost hunt. and as for the shadowman….well. its a long story to explain. just comment if you wanna hear about my recent meetings with the shadowman<3 Peace and love to all!
    <3 Coraline

  6. jim says:

    I know ghost hunting fascinating and exciting,but be careful of what u look for because u just might find it!!Be Careful!

  7. Darwin says:

    A ghost with no legs amazing!

  8. trolldoll says:

    the residule victorian woman i saw didn’t have legs either. just floating about 6 inches above the floor.

  9. Carla Clark says:

    the Japanese believe that spirits have no legs or legs that are faded to almost nothing. . . that is how you can tell a spirit from human . . . shadow people suck . . . well i say this cuz they will never leave me alone . . . i always wanted to go to our graveyard at night but i never got a chance to. The only time i am allowed to go is during the day most of the time, cops always patrol the area, and on halloween no one is allowed to go there at all because of some stupid vandolizing brats in the past. Well i guess i could take the back way to the graveyard, but that would mean going down creepy dark alley ways and through even creepier darker woods.

  10. Caroline says:

    Hey guys, I’m going to try to send in another story about my latest encounters very soon.

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