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2008 Encounters:
Ghost in the Cheney Mansion Mirror - Jerseyville, Illinois
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Accidental Automatic Writing - Pickerington, Ohio

Ghosts in Our House - Clintonville, Wisconsin
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The Old Woman Who Passed Through a Car - Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Old Hag Syndrome - Little Rock, Arkansas

Phantom Footsteps at HMCS Acadia - Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Woman in a White Robe - Sheffield, Alabama

Strange Lights on Cuba Road - Barrington, Illinois

Wilderness Battlefield Apparition - Locust Grove, Virginia
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Lighting Candles - Rochester, Minnesota

Pulling My Son's Leg - Chester, Arkansas

Mom's Visit - Rockland, Massachusetts

Shadow People Following Me - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Girl Playing the Flute - Honolulu, Hawaii

A Haunted Desk? - Stoughton, Massachusetts

Being Watched - Moore, Oklahoma

A Haunting Melody - Nebraska

Two Black Wolves - Goldsboro, North Carolina

The White Glowing Entity - Danvers, Massachusetts

Haunted Person or Haunted Place? - British Columbia, Canada

Tormented - Warren, Pennsylvania

Ghostly Mist at a Pub - Carrollton, Texas
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It Crawled Into Bed With Me - Bono, Arkansas

Grandpa Joe's Coma Visit - Cincinnati, Ohio

Ghost Cat Presence - Novat, California

Psychic Impressions at a Victorian Home - Peoria, Illinois

A Disappearing Car - Duluth, Minnesota

Black Mass Filmed During Investigation - Northern California
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Mildred's Ghost - Licking, Missouri

Glowing Figure on the Porch - Niles, Ohio

Tag Aboard the Star of India - San Diego, California

Ghostly Image Caught at Gym - Overland Park, Kansas
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My Floating Sister - Leavenworth, Kansas

My Aunt's Spirit at Meling School - Bmlo, Hordaland, Norway

A Scary Sleepover - Billings, Montana

Socks Back From the Grave - Kellogg, Idaho

Meeting Great Great Gramma - Freeport, Florida

The Man in Mum's House - Castleford, West Yorkshire, England

Haunting at the Silver Queen Hotel - Virginia City, Nevada

My Haunted Childhood - Norfolk, England, UK

An Angry Little Girl - Valentine, Nebraska

The Girl With the Ring - York, England

Oatman Hotel Ghost - Laughlin, Nevada
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The Falling Lamp - Southampton, England

Laughter on the Spiral Staircase - Springville, New York

I Miss My Dad EVP - Northwest Ohio

The Toowong Experience - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

A Glowing Cigarette - Phoenix, Arizona

Black-Hooded Entities - Kentucky

A Civil War Soldier - Gladstone, Virginia

Ghost Boy and Girls - Chicago, Illinois

The Man in Blue - Rock Rapids, Iowa

My Son's Spirit - [location withheld]

A Misty Oval - Los Chavez, New Mexico

An Unruly Customer - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pirate Ghosts - Milton, Florida
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Shadow Person Passing By - Medford, Massachusetts

Haunted Chair? - Gainesville, Florida

The Shadow - Pluckley, Kent, England

Various Encounters - Anoka, Minnesota

The Scarecrow and Mr. Lincoln - New Bern, North Carolina

The Boy in the Mirror - Los Angeles, California

Red Flashes on Video - Milton, Florida
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Dad's Home Early - Pontiac, Michigan

Old Man in a Flannel Shirt - Millbrook, Alabama

The Old Lady With a Lantern - Tampa, Florida

The Thing From the Ouija Board - Upstate, New York

Civil War Soldier's Ghost - Gonzales, Louisiana

Scared and Annoyed - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Waverly Hills Sanatorium Sighting - Louisville, Kentucky
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Angel of Death in the Courthouse - Washington, DC

The Shadow Man and Nun Statue - Cortez, Colorado

The Figure in the Window - Amherst, Virginia

The Hovering Sadness - Alabama

The Girl That Wasn't There - Dunedin, New Zealand

Unseen Helping Hands - Albany, Oregon

The Crash in the Hallway - Lake Charles, Louisiana

Apparition in Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Virginia
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The Shadow Behind the Door - Martinez, California

A Hotel Guest's Final Goodbye - Derbyshire, UK

The Little Man in Our Room - Brazil, Indiana

Dark Figure in Chicago Museum - Chicago, Illinois

Thanksgiving Ghosts - Colorado

Three Knocks That Saved Me - Round Rock, Texas

The Man in My Closet - Arlington, Texas

The South Bridge Poltergeist - Edinburgh, Scotland

Shadows in the Closet - St. Theresa Point, Manitoba, Canada

Looking For the Bars - Williamsburg Hill, Illinois

The Man at the Top of the Stairs - Carthage, Missouri

My Fear of the Supernatural - Lebanon, Kentucky

My Friend in Time of Crisis - Waterbury, Connecticut

Old Jim on the Warehouse Floor - Rochester, New York
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My Spirit Contacts - Kentwood/Middleville, Michigan

Watch For the Lady in the Bird Cage - Tombstone, Arizona

Faces in the Camouflage - Taqqaddum, Iraq
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A Skeptic Near Pinewoods Cemetery - Troy, New York

Shoe Shopping From Beyond - Huntington Beach, California

The Man in My House - Welland, Ontario, Canada

A Haunting Near Channel Road - Sanger, California

Faces in the Mirror - Billings, Montana

Sharing My Bed With a Ghost - Mexico

The Slender Spirit - Pembroke Pines, Florida

Shadows in My House - Ocala, Florida

My Haunted Office - Las Vegas, Nevada

Shadow in the First Baptist Church - Boise, Idaho

The Little Girl's Shadow - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Knocks at 2 AM - Naples, New York

A Possessed Patient - Ashland, Kentucky

A Haunting in The Booter - St. Andrews, Scotland

Ghosts at Union Station Hotel - Nashville, Tennessee

My Family's Haunting - Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

Happy 2008 to the Spirits on the Land - Milton, Florida
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The Tall Man Gatekeeper - San Rafael, California

The Evil Force - Marin Headlands, California

Cold Wet Grandfather's Visit - Oostende, Belgium

Haunted Barracks - Dermott, Arkansas

Cell Phone Calls From Beyond - Simsbury, Connecticut

A Little Girl at Stone's Public House - Ashland, Massachusetts

Bones in the Basement - Kansas City, Missouri

A Woman's Voice - Richmond, Virginia

A Dark Mist - Barbers Point, Hawaii

The Hanging Soldier - Nyack, New York

Shadows in My Home - Tijuana, Mexico



October 3, 2008

Mildred's Ghost

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Nathaniel F., Licking, Missouri - Ongoing

I have always believed in ghosts, but I had never seen a ghost up until my 4th grade year. It was the typical full moon night, I had fallen asleep about 9 PM, like always, and I never ever wake up during the night. Well, I woke up that night, and it was about 2 AM. I kept hearing "things" running through the hall outside my room, so I sat up and listened to them for a little while longer. They finally stopped, so I laid back down, I opened my eyes, and there was an apparition. It looked like a male, it was pretty good size, and it started walking toward my bed. I started freaking out, screaming, crying, I put my head underneath my covers, and didn't sleep the rest of the night.

The next day I told my parents about the experience that I had. I thought they were going to be skeptical, but they weren't. We sat and I listened to their experiences. My mom told me that almost everyday, when she's getting ready for work, she hears people talking. She would go and check all the radios and TVs, and they would all be shut off. She would also hear people walking behind her, and she would be the only one at home because me and my siblings would be at school, and my dad works in the woods, so he gets up early and heads out.

Now, since we moved from there, we live in this other house, which we believe is also "haunted." I use that term loosely, because I think of a haunting as a bad ghost or poltergeist activity. We have a ghost in our house, and we see her on a regular basis. The first few times, it was scary, yeah, but I guess it's weird, we just got use to it. The first time we ever saw her was the first month that we lived there. My mom and dad both woke up at the same time, and they saw an old lady dressed in an old apron and dress. When they awoke and saw her standing to the side of their bed, the ghost just turned away and walked out of their room and into the dining room. Then, about two weeks later, I was laying in bed (me and my brother share a room, but my brother was at our grandpa's house, so it was me alone) and I was just laying there when I heard a creaking noise, like a bed spring noise. I looked over and I saw my brother's bed indent, as if there was somebody sitting there. I laid there and watched it for a little while, and after a bit, I heard the springs lift back up and the bed became unindented. A couple of days later, we were getting ready to eat supper, about 6:30 or 7, and dad happened to look out the window and the ghost was standing out in the front yard, leaning against a tree. That happens on a regular basis, it's not crazy to walk out and see her standing up and leaning on a tree, or wandering through the yard. My dad named the ghost, since we have moved in there, he has had a strong feeling that her name is Mildred -- that name just got stuck in his head. Well, later on me and my cousin, we rode over the cemetery across the road, and we found this tombstone that has the name inscribed in it, Mildred B. I have yet to research it, but thanks for giving me the chance to share my stories.




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