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Categories: murder, yard, family, figures, man
When I was a younger kid my brother, twin, and I were coming back from a nice walk to the nearby park. My brother and I were ahead of my sister when we took an old way to get back to Smith Elementary School. In this old path there was a small wooden bridge. My brother had told my sister and me the legend of the Under Bridge Witch. Basically, a young girl who lived about 200 years ago had magical powers. She could make people do whatever she wanted. You could tell when she was using her magic because her eyes would change from a dark hazel to a bright green. The people of the neighborhood hated her, so one night the teenagers from the neighborhood snatched her from her bed. They put a bag over her head, so she could not use her magic, and dragged her to where the bridge is now.
Back then, it was a small river that was very deep. They tied her hands and feet and tossed her into the water, and she drowned. Many years later they built the school and the bridge. As time passed, the bridge aged and eventually had a small hole, right in the middle. So as my brother and I were walking, we looked down at the bridge, feeling colder. We took our steps on the bridge and looked up, getting off it as fast as possible. I suddenly felt the urge to look down the hole. I got on my hands and knees and peered down below. I saw blackness. I got up and looked back for my sister, and I looked back at the hole. Suddenly I saw a bright green eye ball looking up at me. I screamed and ran onto my brother with my sister trailing behind. We got home fine, and ever since then I wondered if it was my imagination or if the legend is real. .
Submitted by Anonymous |
Categories: eyes, teenagers, witch, river, park
Around 1970 I was watering the backyard when I felt a hand grab my shoulder as if someone snuck up on me from behind. I was alone, and no one was home. At the same time the dog started barking like crazy, and I mean crazy. It really shook me up. Months later I read in the Livermore Herald that there were Indian ghosts in Livermore that would sneak up on people and grab their shoulder to scare them. They delighted in doing this. I'm sorry I didn't keep the article. Now I'm wondering if anyone else knows of this or has seen the article. Don't know what tribe either. I can still feel that hand grab my shoulder after all these years.
Submitted by Alice
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