December 5, 2020

31 Days of Halloween: Day #24…A Scary Story

31 Days of Halloween: Day #24…A Scary Story

Welcome back to my 31 Days of Halloween series.  Today is Day #24, and I have another scary story.

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This Old House 

We bought an old house, my boyfriend and me. He’s in charge of the “new” construction – converting the kitchen into the master bedroom for instance, while I’m on wallpaper removal duty.

The previous owner papered EVERY wall and CEILING! Removing it is brutal but oddly satisfying. The best feeling is getting a long peel, similar to your skin when you’re peeling from a sunburn.  I don’t know about you but I kinda make a game of peeling, on the hunt for the longest piece before it rips.

Under a corner section of paper in every room are a person’s name and a date. Curiosity got the best of me one night when I Googled one of the names and discovered the person was actually a missing person, the missing date matching the date under the wallpaper!

The next day, I made a list of all the names and dates. Sure enough, each name was for a missing person with dates to match. We notified the police who naturally sent out the crime scene team.

I overhead one tech say “yup, it’s human.” Human? What’s human? “Ma’am, where is the material you removed from the walls already? This isn’t wallpaper you were removing.”

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Story by BatOutOfHell821 via Reddit

Creepy right?  It takes home renovation to a whole new level. (LOL) October 31st (Halloween) is the last day of stories, so throughout the day, I’ll be posting more ghost stories and rounding up these posts.  Make sure to subscribe to catch all the Halloween fun. — Boo —

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