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Yes 60 68.97%
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Old 05-11-2020, 10:18 AM
 
Location: KCMO
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IMO..sure. Why not. There are may things in this world/life that we can't verify by science. I have had my own odd and strange experiences through the years.
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Old 05-11-2020, 01:10 PM
 
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I do remember the story about the mother yelling for help...
That was eerie, but true??
According to the policemen that day, and it takes a lot for people in that profession to say something like that, and open themselves up to ridicule. There were three or four policemen that were saying they heard the screams for help. It really is eerie and it made national news. The bond between mother and child is one of the strongest, in this world and in the next - it can never be broken. My mom told me about a woman that she and her friends knew of or knew relatives of that woman. The story went that this woman had married a widower with young children whose mother had passed away from an illness. The father married shortly after, I guess the pressure of taking care of young children and having to make a living at the same time was too much. The woman was not a kind woman and mistreated the children, she was cruel and a stereotyped wicked stepmother. One night, the woman was home sleeping while the husband was working the late shift, she awoke in the middle of the night and felt someone behind her and she knew it wasn't her husband as he was working the late shift, she was terrified and turned around and there was a pale woman in the bed, it was the spirit of the children's late mother, and she was angry and told the stepmom she better treat the children better or she would haunt her the rest of her days. Needless to say, the stepmom started to take much better care of them and stopped being mean to them.
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Old 05-11-2020, 05:28 PM
 
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Thank you hawgrider420 for sharing your story

Spirits are very real indeed......
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Old 05-11-2020, 06:49 PM
 
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I forgot to mention my friends house, it is an old civil war generals house, that sits in Fort Wright, KY


He and his wife have lived there for over 18 years and they are always hearing and seeing things, but they say its always been 'playful' and nice, it did hide a pair of diamond earrings of hers some years back, she thought one of the workers that were remodeling their bathroom stole them, but months later, she found them when they took out a section of wall upstairs, (the earrings were inside the wall).


IF you are on the second floor, above the kitchen and the rest of the house is quiet, you can hear what sounds like 3 people coming in the back door and talking amongst themselves, however when you go downstairs there is never anyone there. Ive actually experienced this, I thought they had returned home, it truly sounded like people coming in thru the back door!
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Old 05-11-2020, 08:00 PM
 
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According to the policemen that day, and it takes a lot for people in that profession to say something like that, and open themselves up to ridicule. There were three or four policemen that were saying they heard the screams for help. It really is eerie and it made national news. The bond between mother and child is one of the strongest, in this world and in the next - it can never be broken. My mom told me about a woman that she and her friends knew of or knew relatives of that woman. The story went that this woman had married a widower with young children whose mother had passed away from an illness. The father married shortly after, I guess the pressure of taking care of young children and having to make a living at the same time was too much. The woman was not a kind woman and mistreated the children, she was cruel and a stereotyped wicked stepmother. One night, the woman was home sleeping while the husband was working the late shift, she awoke in the middle of the night and felt someone behind her and she knew it wasn't her husband as he was working the late shift, she was terrified and turned around and there was a pale woman in the bed, it was the spirit of the children's late mother, and she was angry and told the stepmom she better treat the children better or she would haunt her the rest of her days. Needless to say, the stepmom started to take much better care of them and stopped being mean to them.
Oh, I totally remember the story I saw it on the news too. I'm just saying how some things are 'strange but true'...especially in this case.

And, I love the deceased mother story, about coming back to warn the stepmommy to take better care of her children.
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Old 05-12-2020, 01:19 PM
 
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Oh, I totally remember the story I saw it on the news too. I'm just saying how some things are 'strange but true'...especially in this case.

And, I love the deceased mother story, about coming back to warn the stepmommy to take better care of her children.
I am always fascinated by the strange but true - it reminds us that there is more to to this world. I am glad you liked the ghost mother story, it kind of is a feel good ghost story.
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Old 05-12-2020, 01:29 PM
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Location: The New England part of Ohio
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Yes. I wont tell my story since I got too many PMs saying I made it up.
John, I would love to hear your story. This is the place where you should feel free to share your story. If not here, where?

If you are bullied or attacked by trolls, you should bring that to the attention of a moderator.

As to the question - "Do you believe in ghosts?" I will say this. There are many experiences, entities, spirits, and phenomena that are lumped together under the category of "ghosts".

There are intelligent hauntings, residual hauntings, poltergeist, demonic hauntings, and more.

I believe in ALL of the above.
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Old 05-12-2020, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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If you are bullied or attacked by trolls, you should bring that to the attention of a moderator.
You can also prevent interaction with trolls by going to My Settings > Edit Ignore List and adding them to your list. This will keep them from sending PMs to you. I've got 55 entries in mine.
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Old 05-12-2020, 02:45 PM
 
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Yes, I believe in ghosts.

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Old 05-12-2020, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Gray Court, SC
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John, I would love to hear your story. This is the place where you should feel free to share your story. If not here, where?

If you are bullied or attacked by trolls, you should bring that to the attention of a moderator.

As to the question - "Do you believe in ghosts?" I will say this. There are many experiences, entities, spirits, and phenomena that are lumped together under the category of "ghosts".

There are intelligent hauntings, residual hauntings, poltergeist, demonic hauntings, and more.

I believe in ALL of the above.
Its pretty simple to find. Im not afraid of bullies or trolls, just don't feel like dealing with it. Ive gotten that way about this whole board.
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