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Reader Stories: Tell us about your shadow people encounters


Have you had what you believe is a real sighting or encounter with a shadow person? Tell us where and when it happened, what you saw, and how you reacted.

Creature on the hill

We were at my grandpa's house who recently passed away. He died in the hospital so he couldn't be bound to the house, and he's being cremated instead of simply buried. We were a small paranormal/supe…More

I still get chill bumps

That was almost 40 years ago... I still get chill bumps when I think about it. My (now) 16 year old son has seen a shadow person as well. I had never told him of my experience until that day. He saw …More

Hard bangs or knocking noises

So this morning I saw them again. Two of them. A round like shape and a squigly one that looked like the shape an ape when runs with its armsdangling at its sides and sort of boney. No facial feature…More

Who was that man?

We have had many. Mainly when we are doing construction which I understand disturbs the spirits. But I thought after a few years of peace they either left or settled down. Not so sure now. I plan on …More

Experience with Shadow people

In the first incidence, I did not buy the house. The shadow figure appeared to be trapped in the kitchen near the sink as it did not follow us around the house as the realtor took me on a tour. Unfor…More

Disappearing phone

**************** he said that it is almost impossible that it happened , which is surely happened.he keeps denying this event , saying that the boarding house is completely safe , and said that it is…More

Two experiences

I've had two experiences I distinctively remember. The first was in my living room at night. I was alone watching TV. From the corner of my eye I saw this dark humanoid figure that was so real I coul…More

Noises and shadows

My wife heard noises and thougt it was one of my kids walking toward the bathroom. She called out my younger son's name, but the older one responded and said " what is that sound as if someone is wal…More

Six dark figure

Two nights ago I laid down in my bed. I closed my eyes and noticed six dark figures that looked like human shapes. I thought maybe I was hallucinating and opened my eyes and saw the same thing surrou…More

I'm just curious

i was quiet scared and a bit unerved the first few times i saw him , but now im not afraid ,he just seems to watch me but not in an uncomfortable way , its as though hes curious .he also seems to sta…More

Dark cloud hovered over me

Reyna, my sister, had just moved over to the south of Tucson. The house she chose was really old but updated and charming, except it didn't get good light. The windows were a normal size but no matte…More

Remove a shadow person?

Could you ask people how they removed a shadow person from their home? I am sure there are a lot of people who have had encounters and still do but perhaps some of them know how to get rid of them or…More

Victorian era house

One evening, around the time second-shift paper mill workers would be getting home, my youngest sister and I saw a shadowy figure come in through the back door and turn to walk into the kitchen. We k…More

Tall, dark, male shadow figure

My first encounter with him, I saw him walking up my road at the bottom of a hill. He was solid black, seemed to be looking straight ahead, and disappeared when he went into the shadows. Second, I wa…More

Male Shadow Being

I kept writing to Mr. Wagner. I BELIEVED it was from the Ouija Board. But my Parents have since told me that the ' Shadow Man ' has been with me since Birth. It was too much, too often. And more evid…More

Optometrist's office

I was often alone in the lab which was closed off from the rest of the store and separated only by a small doorway. At the end of the lab was a small office. One day on the weekend there were only th…More

Take charge of your own lif

recently, I've been doing a lot of research about life, and spirituality, as I was never a religious person, but was always fascinated with the paranormal.I've been realising recently, through my see…More

Two encounters

I'm 19 years old and have had two encounters with a shadow person. I believe it to be the same one both times.When I was 15, I was asleep in bed and woke to a figure standing at the end of my bed. I …More

Scary people

i over heard two kids talking about killer of the night when i was sickaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…More

Hatted Shadowman

I am now 57 years old and at the time was maybe 5 or 7 years old. I was in bed, awake, not sleeping and I looked in my doorway and there was this silhouette of a man, height 6' or so. black against t…More

Phantom Footsteps

It was about 2 or 3 in the morning and I was about 14 at the time. My family was all in bed and I had woken up out of a sound sleep. I had been up laying in bed for about 5 minutes...to understand ho…More

Shadow person in trailer court

I am the manager of a 100 unit trailer court in Orlando Florida that is in a so, so condition. Now that the economy has hit bottom, A lot of thefts have been going on and some home invasions have hap…More

Footsteps on the roof

I did that for about 8 weeks? Then one night I heard footsteps on the carpet walking into my room. I'm a light sleeper. I looked up and there was a shadowman standing in the centre of my room facing …More

Digging in the Clothes

in the clothes on the floor of the laundry room. I instantly thought it was my brother. He had the samr height and build. I proceeded to say "Terry J what are you doing in here in the dark?" This fig…More

My Experience

I live in a fairly modern ranch type dwelling in the metro Detroit area - the house was built in the late 1950's and has no significant history to my knowledge.Over the last couple of years I have ex…More

Private Club Shadow Person

It was almost cartoon-like, the front of the shadow person was clearly man-like but he was booking so quickly the back of him was "flaring out", not unlike the flames you see painted on muscle cars, …More

Fedora-clad shadow man

out each side before jumping to the next. He wasn't just shadowy, he was full-on solid and completely flat black! I was all of 6 years old then, and this happend many, many times over the 12 years I …More

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