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2010 Encounters:
The Girl in My Wall - Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Bloody Mary's Haunting Us - Colorado

Sam's Angry Spirit - Ohio

Screaming for Help - Needles, California

Captain Eli's Lamp - Belleville, Illinois

Blue Apparition by the Tree - Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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My New Haunted Home - Elmer, Louisiana

Smelling Grandmother's Perfume - Greenwich, Connecticut

Ghostvillage.com's 1000th Encounter - Paris, France

Grandmother's Warning in the Cottage - St. Helens, Merseyside, UK

Gore Orphanage Remains - Vermillion, Ohio

The Man at the Foot of My Bed - Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

My Ghostly Handyman - Sarasota, Florida

The Ghost Cat - Belleville, Illinois

Tingling My Skin - Wayzata, Minnesota

My Grandfather's Voice in the Field - Bihar, India

A Vision of Lucifer - Rockford, Illinois

Meeting My Spirit Guide - Arlington, Texas

Our Haunted Adobe - Taos, New Mexico

Huaka'i Po/Night Marchers at Keawaula Beach - Yokohama Bay Makaha, Hawaii

The Demon In My Bedroom - Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The Tall Dark Figure - Eagle Pass, Texas

Apparition in Brookdale Lodge - Brookdale, California
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The Entity in My Living Room - Aasiaat, Greenland

Dragging Sounds in the Hallway - Monticello, Florida

Blue Apparition in a Park - Henderson, Nevada
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Dark Figures Over the Bassinet - Queens, New York

Hitting a Ghost on Hwy 1942 - Crosby, Texas

The Haunted Reading Chair - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wedding Visitors and Joplin Spook Light - Joplin, Missouri

Dad's Doppelganger - Oslo, Norway

This is My Ghost Story - Milton, Florida
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Attacked in My Room - Malvern, Iowa

The Teddy Bear on the Floor - Milton, West Virginia

Ghosts Watching Me - Cascapedia St Jules, Quebec, Canada

The Crying Baby - Tampa, Florida

The Ghost of Nicole By the Bridge - Rochester, Illinois

The Spirit in My House - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Seneca Spook Light - Seneca, Missouri

The Presence in Our Home - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Civil War Soldier Visitor - Manassas Battlefield, Virginia
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A Ghost at My Birthday Party - Walla Walla, Washington

Visits From Freddie - Youngstown, Ohio

The Face in the Cellar Door - Groton, Vermont
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My Guardian Angel Uncle - Chiloquin, Oregon

The Lady in My House - Greensboro, North Carolina

Pop Pop's Goodbye Dream - Jacksonville, Florida

The Creature in My Lucid Dreams - Thessaloniki, Greece

My Brother's Protective Spirit - Ormond Beach, Florida

Encounters With My Grandfather - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Soldier by the Steam Pipe - West Haven, Connecticut
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The Thing on the Ceiling - Chemung, New York

Our Protective Spirits - McFarland, Kansas

Demon in the Hall Tree Chair - Houston, Texas

The Ghosts Set the Table - Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The Dog We Tried to Save - Ashland, Kentucky

The Brown-Robed Figure - Yuba City, California

An Arm Across Our Windshield - Outside Helena, Montana

The Cold, Haunted Mansion - Brevard, North Carolina

Ginger's Nightly Visits - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

One More Snuggle With Critter - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bowl, Pestle, and Bad Luck - Springville, California

Dad's Spirit at Our Toast - Cincinnati, Ohio
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Blue Man Apparition - Milton, Florida
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Haunting Wearing Me Down - Willow Springs, Illinois



September 7, 2010

The Tall Dark Figure

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Mayra Gonzalez - Eagle Pass, Texas - June 1999

My encounter happened when I was about fifteen years old. On this particular night I happened to be with my older sister who was 21 back then. She was married and had to babysit me because my mom had left to go to Mexico with my brother.

That night I could have gone to sleep whenever I had wanted to, but for some reason I went to bed at eight. Before I went, though, my sister told me if I needed something she would be in what was then my bedroom with my brother-in-law. I fell asleep and about five till midnight I had an urge to go to the bathroom, so I did. And I finished right at 12. When I was about to leave the bathroom I had a feeling that I should look at my brother's room that was in front of the bathroom. So I did and what I saw was very scary.

All my life I have had the ability to see, feel, and talk to the dead. It was pitch black in my brother's room and even though it was like that, I was able to see this tall dark figure that scared me! I was able to see that he was wearing a trench coat and a hat kind of like a cowboy's hat. I got scared and went to my sister's room, but she didn't open when I knocked. I started to kick the door very hard and still I didn't get an answer. It was like whatever was in my brother's room was making my sister and my brother-in-law not to hear me. I didn't know what to do so I went back to the room where I was staying and started to pray, but still felt like it was following me. But then all of a sudden I saw my grandmother (father's mother) who had passed many years before. She told me she knew there was something bad in my house but she was not going to let whatever was there hurt me or anyone else there, and soon I fell asleep. The next morning I woke up like nothing had ever happened. To this day I wonder what that thing was.




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