06/13/17

Reader Submission: Dolly Dearest

“I heard this story from a friend of mine. She got this doll from a yard sale a couple of years ago. At first, everything seemed fine. The doll didn’t move, or speak, or do anything. About a month later, she noticed the doll had moved. At first, it only moved a couple of inches. Then, slowly, it started showing up around the house. Things would disappear, and the family would find items by the doll.

One time, as my friend was doing her homework, she heard a door slam on the third floor. She was home alone and found the doll in the bathroom where the door had slammed shut. Things then took a violent turn. One morning, she woke up with three long scratches down her back.

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06/12/17

Reader Submission: Light in the Woods

“In the summer of 1999, a group of us went on an overnight rafting trip down the Guadalupe River in the Big Bend area of Texas. We started out in the morning and made camp on a sandbar before sunset. At this point, I estimate that we were probably around 50 to 100 miles from any town.

The river guides prepared dinner, we ate, and then a girl and I retreated to the river with our chairs. By this time, it was pitch black. You couldn’t see your hand in front of your face. We sat talking, and I faced my chair upstream and she was faced downstream.

As we talked, I noticed a light, very faint, traveling toward us from upstream. It got closer and closer and I could see that it was on the opposite side of the river. When it was directly across from us, I could see that it was about the size of a tennis ball, pale yellow-green, and about 25 feet in the air.

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05/9/17

Reader Submission: Spirit Animals

“I used to work with dying, elderly patients. I had lots of experiences on the night shift, but one was particularly creepy and strange.

A patient I had was passing. At the end of my shift, I said, ‘Now don’t you go nowhere. I’ll be back tomorrow night.’ She just shook her head no. The next night on the way to work, I saw three black dogs near a curve in the road. They stared right at me. They looked like wolves. This was strange, and I was scared and confused because there shouldn’t have been any in the area.

I got to work and learned that my patient had passed. I took a picture while cleaning up, and to my surprise, it was a picture of the wolves I had seen. My patient was an advocate for wolves in Oregon, and in the picture were the three animals I saw near the curve at the exact time she died. After that, I never asked patients to wait until I returned.”

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05/5/17

Reader Submission: Haunted Bedroom

“When I was about 7 years old, I shared a room with my younger brother. One night, we were going to bed. After we turned out the lights and tucked ourselves into our beds, I saw a blue flash above our beds. It stayed for about a few seconds, but it was almost as if my eyes were playing tricks on me. It was almost as if someone had taken a picture and that lingering blob light thing was in front of my face.

At first, I thought it was nothing. However, my brother said out loud in a scared voice ‘Hey, did you see that blue flash?’. I couldn’t believe he saw it too. We have no idea what it was, but we both saw it so I wasn’t imagining things.

Later on in the year in that same room, we were again in bed, and my brother was asleep, but I was lying awake. Out of nowhere, my lunch kit that was on top of my dresser flew off, hit the garbage bin, and then fell to the floor. I was so scared I pulled the covers over my head. I let some time pass hoping whatever it was, was gone. However, later (maybe 30 minutes later) something else fell and hit the floor. To this day, I have no idea what was going on in my room.”

The photo above came from a video on YouTube, not the OP. 

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