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2003 Encounters:
Haunted House and Failed Exorcism - La Plata, Maryland

Mt. Iron Apparition Caught on Videotape - Mt. Iron, Minnesota

Dissolving Figure at Fort Garry Hotel - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Dark Specter on Charles Island - Milford, Connecticut

Little Girl, Long, Red Hair - London, England

Poltergeists and Shadows - Iceland

Shaking Beds and Psychic Visions - Chino, California

Circling Chinese Bride - Shandong, China

A Name Called and a Bloody Nose - Princess Anne, Maryland

Unwanted Ghostly Roommates - Naples, Florida

Haunted House in Rochester - Rochester, New York

Ghostly Meow - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Breath of the Soul - Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

Annoying Entity - Indiana

Spirits Magnet - Hopkins, Minnesota and Joshua, Texas

Ghostly Escape From Alcatraz - San Francisco, California

Basement Gravestone and Haunted Noises - Collinsville, Connecticut

"Help Me, Mommy!" - McCalla, Alabama

Spooked in Forest Park Cemetery - Brunswick, New York

A Protecting Shadow - San Antonio, Texas

Cat Haunting? - Battle Creek, Michigan

Warm Breeze From a Fallen Friend - Fillmore, California

A Ghostly Fight at St. Francis Hotel - San Francisco, California

Chicken Skin in the Mango Tree - Haleiwa, Hawaii

Tormented by Tall Shadow Man - Manchester, New Hampshire

Mom's Visit and the Smell of Gardenias - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Granville State Forest Orb - Granville, Massachusetts

Evil Voice Over Neil Sedaka - Indianapolis, Indiana

Cochem Castle Ghost - Cochem, Germany

Evil Stocky Specter - Iowa

Rage at a Malignant Presence - Noblesville, Indiana

The Haunted Farnsworth Inn - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Drawn to Psychic Energy - Herndon, Virginia

Ghost of Mars? - Hooe, England

A Sign from Pappaw - Texas

Ouija Boards and a Shaking Bed - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Misplaced Objects and Strange Events - New Hope, Pennsylvania

The Haunting That Follows - Norman, Oklahoma

Woman's Mocking Laugh - York, Pennsylvania

Evil Apartment - Phoenix, Arizona

Troubled House Spirits - Mount Sterling, Kentucky

Gabrielino Indian Family of Spirits - Pico Rivera, California

Capital Memorial Parks Cemetery Mausoleum Visits - Pflugerville, Texas

Spillway Light - Cave Run Lake, East Kentucky

Rafter Man at Summer Camp - Dahlonega, Georgia

Winnipeg's Haunted Fort Garry - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Swallow Hill Road Haunted House - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Slapped in the Face - New York, New York

Shadow Figure at a German Manor House - Outside of Hamburg, Germany

Visit From the Angel of Death - Tel-Aviv, Israel

Ouija Board Warning - Ontario, Canada

Psychic Energy Cloud - Los Angeles, California

Heavy Breathing and a Flying Penny - San Roman and Edinburg, Texas

Scratching Around the Room - Walnut Creek, California

Ghostly House Guests - Arizona

Family's Guardian Angels - Mesa, Arizona

Eerie Premonition - Paralowie, South Australia

Angry Spirit with Black Eyes - Columbus, Kansas

Ghost of the School Caretaker - Fermanagh, Ireland

Forest Park Cemetery Shadow - Troy, New York

One Last Visit From Daddy - Monticello, Arkansas

Vicious Hag - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Phantom Tennis Court - North Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mural Orb - Palm Beach County, Florida

Civil War Soldier Ghosts - Marietta, Georgia

Supernatural Magnet Dog - Indianapolis, Indiana

Late-Night Footsteps - Bethel Island, California

Haunted Bathroom - Orchard Park, New York

China Hutch Orb - Chisholm, Minnesota

Creepy Childhood Home - Indianapolis, Indiana

Puppy Orb - Minersville, Pennsylvania

Family Spirits at a Birthday Party - Princeton, Illinois

Spectral Attack at Forest Park Cemetery - Troy, New York

Hong Kong Master, Protecting Spirit - Sai Kung, Hong Kong

Greyhound Orbs - Canastota, New York

"We'll Never Get Out of Here" - New Jersey

Louden Road Ouija Board - Fredericksburg, Texas

Midwestern Georgia Ghost Hunt - Georgia

Dreaming Man - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Night Shadow Man - Ontario, Canada

Brooklyn Doorman - Brooklyn, New York

Nightly Horrors at 1:15 AM - Brisbane, Australia

Prankster Boy - Hopkinsville, Kentucky

The Hand in the Dresser - Livonia, Michigan

Childhood Orbs and Mist - Hibbing and Chisholm, Minnesota

Tagging Along and Playing Pranks - Central Illinois

Spirit Send Off - Lowell, Massachusetts

Attacking Old Hag - Bradbury, California

Back Porch Woman - Greensboro, North Carolina

Returning Grandfather - Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Ireland Ghost Bus Tour - Dublin, Ireland

Halloween Work-House - Penicuik, Scotland

Held Down Sleeping - Souderton, Pennsylvania

Visiting Christmas Mist - Fairborn, Ohio

Added July 11, 2003

Family's Guardian Angels

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Ginger, Mesa, Arizona, April 1992 - June 2003,

We moved into our house in April of 1992 and have had numerous visions of spheres of light and a number of times we have seen shadows of people going up and down the hallway. I've been curious as to whether these spirits are dead relatives looking out for us or just spirits that have lived here and still remain. When my third child was about six months old, we used to leave our two other children at home while we went grocery shopping. About seven times, my kids told me that they would be alone in a room and when they turned around there was a sphere of light about five inches in circumference just floating about five feet off the ground. They would call for their brother or sister, the sibling would come in and see it too. Usually my kids just ran out of the house.

I had one very scary experience in which I returned to the house around 11:30 p.m. when I was about four months pregnant with my fourth child. When I went into our bedroom I became aware of a five inch sphere of light floating in our closet -- this freaked me out as we have no lights in our closet. I tried ignoring it but it was still there. It didn't look threatening, but still I knew we didn't have any light there. I put on the Christian broadcasting station and said a prayer but, it was still there. Finally, I decided to pretend to go to sleep. When I did that, I felt like I was picked up and someone who was rocking me back and forth -- faster and faster. Finally, it slowed down and finally stopped. I waited a while, then opened my eyes and the sphere was gone. A few weeks later, I miscarried.

I wish I had asked the sphere what it wanted. Maybe it was my unborn son telling me he wasn't going to make it. My oldest daughter had an encounter once that I know was a result of prayer. I had had to leave when my youngest was about nine weeks old. I left her sleeping with my ten year old there. Emily usually slept about four hours at a time. Anyways, my appointment ended up taking much more time than I anticipated and I got very worried. I called my daughter and she said Emily was still sleeping and I said I would try to hurry. I prayed and prayed to have angels look out for Emily and Maggie. Later, when I got home about one and a half hours later I heard the story. Maggie was going by my room when she heard voices coming from it. This startled her as there was no one else in the house. She decided maybe I left the TV on and went to look in. When she looked she saw three figures in white standing around the crib, saying things like "isn't she so darling?" Suddenly, one of the figures turned and saw Maggie. He looked real puzzled at first and then smiled and started walking towards Maggie. She freaked and went to run out the front door, but when she got there she realized she couldn't leave Emily, so she waited in the front room and when nothing happened she went back, but no one was there. She called her best friend to stay with her and took Emily into the front room. When I showed her a picture of my father who had passed on she said that was the man

I think my mom, grandma, and dad all came down to watch over her. I've since divorced my husband who was an alcoholic and sometimes drug user, and the sightings have gone down. Sometimes though, either myself, my boyfriend, or my son will see either a woman or a little girl go up or down the hallway at night, but when we go to check it out, there is no one there. I swear all of this is true and I've never felt threatened, but I can't help but wonder about it. My house was built in 1959 and I don't know of any bad history related to it.

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