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Ghost in the House

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Ghost in the house

"We were all stunned and frozen by the sight of this unknown man...."

HOW MANY TIMES have you heard a person declare that he or she was a diehard skeptic who put no value at all in claims of ghosts or paranormal experiences... until they had a personal experience of their own. I would wager that any skeptic -- those who are so quick to dismiss the personal experiences of others -- would change their minds (or at the very least soften their hardened stance) on the subject if they were to come face to face with the paranormal, as so many people have around the world and throughout history.

Evan S. was one of those skeptics. That is, until one November night in 2002, when he and his friends literally came face to face with a sinister spirit that was haunting an old house. This is Evan's story....

This took place in Port Edwards, Wisconsin in 2002. I was 21 at the time, and my belief in the paranormal was non-existent. Whenever I heard stories from other people, I just laughed them off because I had never experienced anything like that before.

This night would change my view on this subject forever.

My girlfriend at the time, some friends and I all went out to a movie and bowling. We were out for about five hours and were all exhausted by the end of the night. Our friend and his fiancé had an old home that they were doing renovations on for the past two years. It was in an old part of town where most of the houses needed a lot of work done.

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We all got went their house just to hang out and talk. We were there for about an hour when weird things started to happen. While we were all hanging out in the living room, all of a sudden we heard the faucet in the kitchen turn on. We heard the water hitting the sink, and my girlfriend and I were confused about what was happening at this point. Our friends just looked at us like everything was normal, and one of them walked into the kitchen and turned off the faucet.

He walked back into the living room casually and sat back down on the couch. He knew by the expressions on our faces that he needed to explain. He preceded to tell us that this house is haunted and that weird things have been happening lately. Of course, I didn't believe him whatsoever, and my girlfriend was just plain scared.

A little while later, we all decided to build a fire in the backyard. It was November, so it was one of the first nights when it was cold enough to wear jackets. After we were out there for 30 minutes, we decided to go back into the house. We put out the fire and started to walk up to the back sliding door when we noticed it was closed and locked.

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