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Our Future 
When she came to my house she was only 8 years old. Her thin body and dark skin separated her from us. That night when I saw her for the first time I developed …

My Shadow Stalker 
I was walking home from school by myself like I normally do but for some strange reason I felt like there was someone watching me. I just wanted to go …

This is My Life 
I was raised in a good home. My parents always worked hard to help us kids. My family comes from Jamaica, but I was born here in the United States. …

The stalker 
Once upon a time a girl named Sarah was walking home from school. Her long blond hair blew behind her. She was in high school. she was always so jumpy. …

My deadly life 
This is my honest true life story. If you don't believe it, then I don't care because by the time you are finished with this story. I will be dead. …

My Dog's Spirit 
This is all true, my dog died on the 27th of March, Saturday 2010. Few weeks I was sitting on the couch reading and thinking about my lovely dog Maiden …

A Winters Day 
It was a Friday morning, friends Catherine and Bethan were both off school so decided to meet up. Firstly they went to the local school Kingsmead and threw …

Would The Villagers Survive? 
"There is a full moon tonight, Mama." Auma said to her mother as she cradle near the fire next to her. "Yes," her mother replied. "And you have to go to …

A Story for a Girl 
I was doing at the ground next to the hard working bottle in the neighborhood, and this was when I saw him. I decided to talk to him, for I liked him a …

The Ouji Board 
I was at my friend's sleepover, and 4 of us went downstairs to annoy Makenna's older brother, Alec. I stayed upstairs with my friend Natalie, because she …

Saved by prayer 
"Wow!" The mountain before him looked enormous. This man, as part of a group, had just landed on a volcano to explore it. A volcano that had, just days …

Angel, my brother  
When I was 11 years old my mom got pregnant and was going to have a little boy. We weren't sure what we were going to name him. My mom was in her fifth …

The Shape 
Hi. This story is absolutly 100% true, no matter how far fetched it may sound. It was such a scary experience, that I still wonder about it after 2 years. …

Top in Literacy 
When I was three I couldn't speak properly, read or write. I had these special classes that helped me. When I looked back on the lessons in my special …

My Sister's Accident 
Last year, my sister was in a terrible accident. It wasn't a car accident or anything like that. My sister's head got split open when she was sleeping. …

I'm so Happy That My Dad's Alive  
Last year was the worst year of my life. It all happened in December of '06. You see, my dad is a sports official, and he was down in Oregon refereeing …

The Everlasting Gift 
“Oh boy, I wonder what I’m getting tonight as a holiday gift?” I say. My parents handed me the big wrapped up present. I tore the wrapping off and read …

My Accident 
It was Summer 2000 and I was five years old. Me, my mum and my sister were on our way to Durants park to meet some friends. I had my favourite teddy with …

Family 
First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes a baby in a baby carriage. But what happens next? Drugs. My father had it all. He had a wonderful three-year-old …

Fall, fall, fall... Good-bye 
It was horrible. I had a sister one minute and the next I didn't. It was up in Donegal. I was on holidays. I hated it mostly. We were going up the cliff …

My Earliest Memory 
My sister Kelly was about four or five when this particular incident happened. I can remember it like it was yesterday. I am older than her you see so …

Sister's Near Death 
I woke up one morning all bright and breezy. I got dressed and I decided to go over and have a morning chat with my friends that lived across the road. …

Glad to be alive 
Every time we visit grandpa Albert I make sure I go into his library and look at all the airplane models. Grandpa started making models a long time ago …

I found and injured dog 
Today I saw a little dog lying on the side of the road and it looked hurt. I walked up to it and it, he I think, was crying. I think it got hit by a car. …

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Shadowy Figure 
It all started when I was about 5, and my 3 cousins and my Aunt all got into a car accident. They got hit by a semi near Marlette Michigan. My aunt and …

Gramma's House 
I need to get as many opinions as possible about something that happened two years ago at my grandmother's house... I have stayed there for most of …

My Baby Brother 
It is 2008 and my baby brother is 2 now turning 3 on March 8th,2009. My mom has always been worried about him because he doesn't say many words. But, now …

Seeing ghosts 
First I want to tell you about myself. I've been seeing ghosts since I was a little boy. I am not the type of person who thinks every noise or every shadow …

The Curiousity 
Once upon a time there was a boy named Ahmad Nawaz and his nick was Mono. Ahmad was the youngest in his family. Ahmad has six brother and sisters. The …

How to have fun on an extreme sleepover 
So i was at a sleepover with like six of my friends and at one of their houses. There were cool dudes in the neiborhood and doorbell ditched us. We decided …

The Train 
One night a train was going. The train’s name was palace express. The train was very fast. It was faster than a bullet train. The train had 3 steam engines …

Ontario is the place to be 
Ontario rocks! Did you know that Ontario is the second largest province in Canada! Ontario is also the home to the Mighty Canadian Mine Buster the longest …

The Letter I Kept 
I had a friend, but now we were enemies, so when we were still friends, she told me to keep a very special letter. Since now we are enemies, she wanted …

A stay in Hospital  Not rated yet
People always say hospital happens to be the most haunted place around and most probably due to the high number of deaths occurred in one place than any …

Most Embarrassing Day Not rated yet
It was when I was in 6th grade. The day looked just like a normal school day but turned out to be the most embarrassing day. During math period my friend …

Choose a better path Not rated yet
It all started a few years ago, 3 years to be exact, but before I tell you about the worst things that happened, I'm going to tell you about when I was …

Gina  Not rated yet
This happened when I was 7. My birthday had been 2 weeks ago and I had received the loveliest presents a 7-year-old could have. My parents promised me …

Chico saves my life Not rated yet
A story about our Chico the Chihuahua, he saved my life. One Saturday afternoon, my wife and maid went out shopping and I was alone at home upstairs with …

Elizabeth Not rated yet
I said to my cousin and her friends that we had to use her Ouija board. She said it was scary. I was 11, she was 14. I wanted to do it. So she finally …

The Family Dog Not rated yet
“Ho, Ho, Ho! Merry Christmas!” boomed my grandfather, jolting me awake. Quickly, I jumped out of bed and shook my older sister Courtney awake. My whole …

A Sibling's Will Not rated yet
Has anyone's life ever depended on you? Well once someone's life was put in my hands, I was only eight at the time this event was happening. Another thing …

A True Hero Not rated yet
Like each year I went camping with my family, during the summer and in the middle of nowhere. The day after we got camp set up I decided to go on an …

My Grandfather's friend Not rated yet
My grandad and his friend always went for a beer after work, if either one was late by 5 minutes, then the other would know that he couldn't make it. …

The Hand Print Not rated yet
I was sitting on my green couch in the living room, playing on my ipod. It was a nice day out but there was nothing to do out-side, my dog Max was at the …

Betray Not rated yet
We were classmates for two years, year 2008 and 2009. In the first year we were not even friends. As the time passed, we became friends in second year …

Revenge... Responsibility ? Not rated yet
A serious operation was going on in a renowned hospital. an operation having a team work of seven doctors. a thirty-eight year old well known kidnapper …

I Should Have Shown It Not rated yet
May 27 2005 , I woke up and went to school. I was only in the third grade. Well my mom ran a daycare and my cousin was one of her students. He was only …

Love is sweet Not rated yet
Hearing the scraping sound of metal and seeing blood everywhere, the car tipped over and rolled in the lake. Linny desperately kicked at the window, as …

My Brother and best friend leaving Not rated yet
Two brother who live with their mother, Theo the oldest, and Michael. Theo and Michael had a very close relationship, Theo was at his final year in High …

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The story of love Not rated yet
One day a son called Adam was living in a country side with his family. their life was extermly amazing and simple happy samle family enjoying spending …

The Small River Not rated yet
The drought had come. It resulted in the lack of water in our house. We had water pump but of course, it would not be much of help if there was no water …

On being a wetback (illegal immigrant) Not rated yet
My whole family is from Mexico. When I was about 10, my sister was diagnosed with a brain tumor (15 years ago). The doctors said she'd only live for another …

A football player Not rated yet
A player called Amar lived in Khulna,Bangladesh. He was a football player. He played in Mohamedan Club. One day he was practising with his teammates. …

Bucks Branch  Not rated yet
where i live there is a road called bucks branch which is where my grandmas sister lives my grandma and a few other family members go to her house somtimes …

Pen Throwing Ghost Not rated yet
One time I was at my best friend Raina's house. A man named Fred Shluck died in her basement. How do I know this? Because my Great Grandmother talks about …

What do colors mean?  Not rated yet
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Dream come true Not rated yet
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The Life of Helen Keller  Not rated yet
There was a little girl named Helen Keller and I'll tell you her story. When she was a child, she had a fever which made her blind and deaf. One day, …

Moqui Not rated yet
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Shaken up Charlie Brown Not rated yet
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Kitty and the Chua's Not rated yet
Kitty was adopted into the Chua's family. Being a few months old baby, Kitty became very lovable and is well taken care by Mrs. Chua and the family. …

Life Can Be Short Not rated yet
My grandma told me the facts of her life, she had a son and daughter namely Edna and Elmer. Aunt Edna was born on 1967 and Uncle Elmer on 1971. Aunt …

Was that an angel Not rated yet
When I was 5 yrs old living in Florence South Carolina my family and I had just got out of church and my uncle says "A'aliyah how come you never ride with …

Rolling stone carry no mass Not rated yet
Once upon a time a horse was carrying heavy precious things and started its journey through a dense forest. The horse was very jealous to convey this message …

The wacking turtle lady!  Not rated yet
It was a perfect day to go to the beach, it was still spring, and the water was too cold, but it was in the 90s, and my mom said I could bring a friend. …

The perfect day  Not rated yet
About two Fridays ago, me and my best friend, Rogelio planned to go to the park. the plan was set and so he got on my bus and we got to my house. I changed …

Don't Stand on the Bunk Bed Not rated yet
Once upon a time, there was a princess who liked going on top of her brother's bunk bed. She was not supposed to be up there. She found a sword while she …

My Favorite Dog Not rated yet
Tobago was hot and the air was moist and all the kids were out playing ball or something like that. There was a cool breeze that made the weather nice …

Spiritual experience Not rated yet
Once on my fourth birthday I was outside of my grandma's house playing inside of the jumphouse we rented, with my cousins and a couple other of my relatives. …

The 3 Musketeers Not rated yet
A couple of years ago, there were swallows nesting in our garage. When we renovated it, what did we find but a small group of little fledglings! Of …

The Worst End to a Perfect Trip Not rated yet
It all started sometime during August, during summer break. My family and I went on a trip to Montreal, in Quebec. The city had many malls and restaurants, …

A House Not rated yet
Around ten years before my friend's parents had bought my house there were two sisters who had lived there before they did. Their mother died while giving …

Scariest cold in the world Not rated yet
One year, for winter break, I went with my cousin and her family to a cabin up in Big Bear. It was a great trip. There was tons of snow, and it was great …

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