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2009 Encounters:
The Banging Walls - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

The Grim Reaper at My Sister's Crib - Govan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Gliding White Specter - Singapore

Haunted by Bobby - Marinette, Wisconsin

The Entity in My Brother's Basement - Yardley, Pennsylvania

The Ouija Board's Warning - Langley in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A Family of Angels - Huntington, West Virginia

Evil-Looking Apparition - Eagle Lake, Texas
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Monster Holding Me Down - Houston, Texas

Laugarvatn Cave Anomaly - Laugarvatn Cave, Iceland
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The Ghost Who Didn't Like Men - Brook, Indiana

Dad Standing in St. Mary's Cemetery - Tiffin, Ohio

The Hand On My Shoulder - Clinton, Indiana

The Only Yankee - Nicholas County, West Virginia

The House that Disappeared - Winton, California

My Haunted Apartment - Brampton, Ontario, Canada

The Basement Crash - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A Screaming Ghost - Yorktown Heights, New York

The Crawling Shadow - Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

Deering Estate Apparition - Miami, Florida
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Cemetery Ghost at a Sleepover - Laingsburg, Michigan

Ghosts at the Stanley Hotel - Estes Park, Colorado

Apparition Caught on Game Camera - Wayland, New York
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Knocks in the Attic - Sterling, Virginia

I Had No Idea She Was a Ghost - Bethany, New York

Ghosts of Yonkers - Yonkers, New York

An Evil Shadow Figure - Scott City, Kansas

The Scream in the Night - Yorkshire, England

Being Watched at a Sleepover - Manistique, Michigan

My First Demon Encounter - Weirton, West Virginia

A Ghost in Our Hotel Bathroom - Las Vegas, Nevada

The Baby's Cry - Barnesville, Ohio

Lights On Our Landing - Akron, Ohio

The Ghost of Mr. Elwin - Elkland, Missouri

Deformed Face Near the Cemetery - Kerala, India

Shadows and Weepy Voices - Grand Prairie, Texas

Three Hags Over My Bed - Neiderwald, Texas

Dad and His Friends - Tulsa, Oklahoma

A Hand in My Bed - Louisville, Kentucky

Spirit of the Wendigo - Fort Kent, Alberta, Canada

Chasing a Ghost - Houston, Texas

Colfax Cemetery Apparition - Colfax County, Minnesota
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The Cemetery Keeper Disappeared - Southern England

Haunting on East Eldon - Saint James, Missouri

Short, Black-Hooded Figures - Troy, New York

Strange Happenings at the Whaley House - San Diego, California

My Shaking Room - Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada

A Blast from Dad - Austin, Texas and Lake Bluff, Illinois

Haunted Hotel Majestic - San Francisco, California

Ghost of Michael Jackson Caught on CNN Cameras? - Santa Barbara County, California
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Mad Spirits in the Woods - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Exploding Glasses - Grants Pass, Oregon

Toowong Cemetery Encounter - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Spirit of George Followed Me - Davidsville and Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Kind Lady By the Cabinet - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Boy in Thornton House - Stone Mountain, Georgia

The Cloudy Figure - Seaford, East Sussex, England

Burning Our Ouija Board - Oakwood, Illinois

The Man in the Lab Coat - Giessen, Germany

Brown Palace Hotel Ghost - Denver, Colorado
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Broken Glass and Whispering Voices - Charlotte, Michigan

Shadow on the Wall - Ontario, Canada

Mom's Message From Beyond - Hartsville, South Carolina
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Premonition Dream and My Dead Pet - Avon, Indiana

Girl in Her Easter Dress - Milton, Florida
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Encounters on a Ghost Tour - New South Wales, Australia

Someone in the Attic - Temple, Texas

The Spirit In Black - Forest Park, Illinois - 1997

The Body in the Pool - Anaheim, California and Pleasant Grove, Utah

Bright Jack-O-Lanterns - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Strong Odor and Darting Shadows - Southfield, Massachusetts

The Black Mist in Our Home - Marysville, California

Ghost of a Runaway Slave in My Car - Interstate 10, Louisiana

Accident Premonition - Singapore

Attempted Possession - San Antonio, Texas

My Mischievous Faery - Rouses Point, New York

Ghostly Tricks - Marysville, California

My Cat's 9/11 Premonition - Baltimore, Maryland

The Drowning Girl - Gloucester, Massachusetts

A Civil War General - Carthage, Missouri

The Glowing Nun - Santa Margherita Ligure, Genova, Italy

Our Haunted Restaurant - Columbus, Georgia

The Voice Outside My Window - Niles, Ohio

My Protective Ghost Friend - Logansport, Indiana

The Friend in Our House - Simpsonville, South Carolina

The Witch on My Wall - Charleston, South Carolina

Contacting My Spirits - Colchester, Essex, England

Dark, Smoky Wisps - Troy, New York

Nana's Grip - England

Stock Room Ghost - Winter Haven, Florida

A Sign From Mum - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Evil Drawings in a Drawer - Valle Vista, California

A Disappearing Kitten - Suburbs of Dallas, Texas

A Crying Baby and Evil House - Salt Lake City, Utah

My Daughter's Energy - Sylacauga, Alabama
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The Kissing Ghost - Fresno, California

A Seven-Foot Shadow Figure - Trenton, New Jersey

The Grey-White Man - British Columbia, Canada

The Tall Man in Robes - Huntly, New Zealand

The Spirits of Edisto Presbyterian Church - Edisto Island, South Carolina

A Pre-Death Visit - Merrick, New York

Six Knocks - Brisbane, Australia

The Rocking Chair - Bushnell, Illinois

Hiding From a Ghost - Strongsville, Ohio

A Relentless Ghost - Littleton, Colorado

February 27, 2009

The Witch on My Wall

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[Name Withheld Upon Request] - Charleston, South Carolina - 2000

Ever since I was young and throughout my teenage years, I had "problems" in our house. It first started with seeing faces on my bedroom wall, as if someone sketched a portrait. It was so real and stared into my eyes, I would get freaked out and close my eyes really quick and just try to go to sleep. One night when me and my younger brother used to share a bedroom (I was a teen at the time) I awoke hearing him making these weird noises, like he was shaking and kind of crying or something. I got annoyed because I was trying to sleep, so I called out his name and asked him what was wrong. He wouldn't answer, so I kept asking. I got fed up and turned around to face my bedroom wall, and all of a sudden this feeling came over me and something told me that I shouldn't open my eyes but they just popped open and I saw this face on my wall. I can only describe it as the face of a witch. I shut my eyes really fast and just laid there. Then my bed started to physically shake, it felt like someone was at the foot of my bed pushing down on the mattress. I put the blanket over my head and tried to block it out (my brother was still making weird noises as this was happening). It seemed like the more I tried to ignore it, the more my bed would shake. Even my headboard was shaking. Finally, I couldn't take it anymore and I screamed for my mom and I heard her jump out of bed and run to my room.

As soon as my mom got near my door the shaking just stopped. She asked what was wrong in a panic, and I told her that something was wrong with my brother, that I saw a witch on my wall, and my bed was shaking. She told me I was dreaming and to go back to sleep.

Later, I asked my brother what happened that night and he told me that he saw a woman in white kind of floating, and she was moving toward him with her hands out saying, "Oh God, oh God, oh God." He said he just freaked out and couldn't speak. This "woman in white" has been seen by both of my sisters, also. I have never seen her, but I think I may have heard her.

On another day I was laying in bed and I heard talking, like in the next room. I heard my name mentioned, but I thought nothing of it because my older sister used to blab on the phone late at night. So I thought to myself, What is she doing on the phone so late, and why is she talking about me? Then the talking stopped and I heard my name called outside my bedroom door. Of course I freaked out and put the blanket over my head again. Then the voice called me some more and added, "I know you're there." So I started to pray for it to go away, and it did.

I went to church, got holy water, and put it on my bedroom wall, and I never saw the faces again.

Then an incident with my black cat: Before I entered high school one summer my black cat that I had since I was six-years-old, mysteriously died. Me and my mom buried him in our backyard underneath a banana tree. I put him in the hole and was crying and so was my mom, then I heard music that sounded sorrowful, yet comforting. I looked at my mom and I asked her if the neighbor was playing music. She looked at me like she didn't know what I was talking about. So I asked her, "Don't you hear that music?" She shook her head no, and was looking at me like I was crazy. Then she shook her head yes reluctantly.

Sometimes I would go in the backyard and visit my cat's gravesite, and I would hear humming that was sad, but so comforting. The humming sounded so close to me, it's like I could feel the humming vibrating on my skin. I got freaked out one day and ran out of the backyard when I heard it. Now that I'm older and don't live with my parents anymore, my mom finally admitted to my brother that she sometimes hears singing or humming around the house, but she would never admit this to me. My mom is very Catholic, and doesn't believe in ghosts. Back to the freaky backyard...

I stayed out late one night, it was past midnight, so I didn't want to wake my parents by ringing the bell. I went to the backyard to tap on my sister's window to have her let me sneak in the house. As I was tapping, the hair on the back of my neck felt tingly, and I felt a warmth very close to me, and something whispered, "Heeelp me." I went flying out of the backyard and rang the door bell. As soon as my mom answered the door she was fussing, but I didn't care. I ran in the house in a hurry. All of these "happenings" had me wondering and looking for answers, and that's when I started messing with the Ouija board...

I will not get into that right now. I wouldn't advise anyone to mess with that based on my personal experience. I also dreamt that my best friend's grandma would die on Christmas, one Christmas, and that is exactly what happened. Certain things that happened that day I had already dreamt the night before. As soon as my best friend's phone rang on that Christmas morning, I automatically knew what news that call would bring. I could talk about my encounters with the Ouija board, but that would be too long. To make a long story short about the Ouija board -- I cannot sleep in the dark on my own, and I'm 28 years-old. I cannot be in the house alone, even if it's day time, and I always feel that someone or something is with me all the time.

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