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Do you want to hear a ghost story?

When you live-tweet a ghost story and possibly bring home a haunting.
Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Do you want to hear a ghost story?
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
So. I’ve been all over the world looking for ghosts. I stay at haunted hotels and do ghost hunts and lurk thru cemeteries at night. In all that time I’ve only seen one real ghost. This is that story.
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RealityTC® Mar 17
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I never do not want to hear a ghost story!
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Twenty years ago I went to the attic of an antique store in San Angelo (Texas) where I lived. In the attic was a horse drawn wooden hearse carriage. The whole attic felt oppressive. There was something there.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Victor was like, “I don’t want to be up here” and tried to make me leave but I run at any ghost encounters so instead he stood at the stairwell and glared at me as I went to the hearse in the corner.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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But it wasn’t the hearse. The hearse felt normal. I walked around to the other side and saw a small wooden chair in a corner. The corner was unnaturally dark, as if a curtain was drawn over it. Sitting in the chair, for just a second, I saw an old woman.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
And as quickly as I saw her she was gone. I made a tiny scream. Victor made me leave. I thought that was the end of my first actual ghost sighting. Until...
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Two years later I live in Houston along with my sister. She’s showing me these antique cabinet cards she’d bought in San Angelo and I realize she bought them from the same store. I tell her I saw my first ever ghost there and she goes white.
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ⓐⓝⓖⓔⓛⓐ Mar 17
Me waiting for to finish her ghost story:
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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She says, “WAS IT IN THE ATTIC BEHIND THE HEARSE?” SHE’D SEEN THE SAME LADY YEARS EARLIER. Wtf. Keep reading...
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
This weekend we were in San Angelo visiting family. Hailey, Victor, me and parents were checking out antique stores and I pointed out to Hailey the store where I’d seen the ghost. We decided to go inside. It’s now called “If Walls Could Talk”.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
The attic is closed off but I found a cool antique shawl. I asked if I should get it and a voice came from the ceiling.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Victor looked freaked out an my mom was like, “WHAT WAS THAT?” Hailey heard it too. None of us could tell what it said. Just a voice from above.
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🍍Jennifer Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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My dad had left to go to a saloon next door but the rest of us heard it. I took the scarf up to the front to pay for it bc I’m pretty sure the ghost said I looked like Stevie Nicks in it...
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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At the desk was the owner and a lady Victor told them I saw a ghost in the attic 20 years ago and the guy was like, “Doesn’t surprise me”. The lady was like, “That’s why I don’t go up there. At least one person died up there”...
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
I tell them the story and the owner is like, “There’s no hearse but there’s an old chair in the corner that’s been there since we moved in.” Me: “Um...can I go see it?”
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Tony the Prawn Mar 17
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Jennifer Agatha Lawson do not go up there!
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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The owner (this is him) is like, “Come on, ya big freaks. Let’s look for ghosts.”
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Carilyn Wren Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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The attic is just as dark and oppressive as before but now it’s mainly filled with old stock. Until we get to the corner where the hearse was. And there it is. The chair.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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I’m freaking out a little bit at this point. I look at the owner and say, “CAN I PLEASE BUY THIS POSSIBLY HAUNTED CHAIR?” Victor puts his head in his hands. The owner says, “Oh girl, it’s yours. Just take it.”
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
So that’s how I ended up driving back home with a broken chair that might contain the soul of a little old lady who is now part of our family.
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Chichenpizza Mar 17
Me entering Jenny's house:
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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But that’s not the end...
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bipolar luthor 👑 Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Because my dad comes in as I’m thanking the owner and I tell him the story and turns out that the hearse that was in the attic 20 years ago? MY DAD BOUGHT IT. Not creepy, but just fucking weird.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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I called my sister and told her I bought the chair and she was like, “Oh you’re gonna die for sure” and I mean...probably. But. Worth it.
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Patti B Mar 17
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Can’t help but wonder, what if it was the attic she was haunting and not the chair? And now she’s up there wonder where tf she’s going to sit.
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A_Ford Mar 17
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Little old ghost lady probably stomping around the attic muttering “Bitch stole my chair!”
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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I told the owner that if he suddenly gets poltergeists I’ll bring the chair back but he seemed nonplussed. Still, that’s the sort of responsibility that comes with a haunted chair.
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Phil Plait Mar 17
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As a scientist, I feel I have to chime in here. There's no such thing as ghosts. This is clearly the work of aliens.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE.
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My crazy and me Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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In the attic the owner whispers, “Wanna see something really weird?”
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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There’s a door in the attic that leads into a small room made of cinderblocks. The door is old and there’s a frosted glass pane you can’t see through.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
Owner: This door is locked and we’ve never been able to open it. Victor says he can pick the lock (misspent youth). The owner says, “No, you don’t understand. It’s padlocked.” “From the inside.”
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Tiffany Derrick Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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There’s a 3 inch gap under the door that they’d used to put a mirror under. The room has a window but it’s barred and only opens a few inches. The roof of the room is cinderblocked. There is no way it could be padlocked from inside. It’s empty except for wires.
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🥀 Mar 17
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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So that’s weird but not necessarily paranormal. But...I’m not done yet.
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Jen Mar 17
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Um, more please???
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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We walk down to the next antique shop on the same block. These buildings are all joined together and were built over 100 yers ago. We go into Mar-Tiques and my dad knows the owner. (He knows everyone. If you live in West Texas you probably know him.)
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
Replying to @TheBloggess
He tells her about my ghost chair and she’s like, “Oh, this whole area is haunted. The ghosts in this attic rearrange the furniture all the time. It’s pretty normal.” I don’t know that “normal” is the right word but she shrugs. “It was in the paper years ago.”
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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I looked it up. It totally was.
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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From that article:
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Jenny Lawson Mar 17
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Long story short...how do I buy holy water?
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Dahlila Mar 17
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You're going to need something bigger.
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MamaT24 Mar 17
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