Reader Submission: The Black-Eyed Girl

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“This is not a ghost story. It’s more on the ghoul side of things.

It was October of 2012, and I was working the night shift for twelve hours. It must have been about 2:30 or 3:00 a.m. I was driving down a little dead-end dirt road with no houses on it. I made it to the end of the road and turned around. Halfway up the road, about 60 yards ahead and standing in the center, was a little girl wearing a white nightgown. I stopped my car and got out to see if she was alright.

The girl didn’t look familiar so I asked her name. She looked up at me and that was when I saw her eyes. They were completely black, as if her pupils were dilated to cover the whites of her eyes. Once I saw her eyes, the pucker factor hit level ten in a hurry.

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