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Submitted by anonymous

       Categories: phone, school, home

The basement of the original De Soto school was filled with children when the tri state tornado hit back in 1925, kids and teachers were hiding trying to stay safe in the basement but the roof and floor collapsed all 300 plus kids and staff were killed. As a result the town is now haunted.
After midnight every night swings swing by themselves and multiple houses stay abandoned for years. Many children in the De Soto Grade School reported they saw kids outside playing on the playground in old out of date clothes during the may 8th storm of 2009. The school is a part of the original school including the basement. The teachers don't try to keep kids out of the basement because no one including myself have gone in there more then once excluding the janitor who really doesn't care. The town is haunted from the park to the school. There is a windowless building in De Soto on a run down street that still stands. Once a month I've seen respected people such as school officials and workers of the village of De Soto go in and come out hours later. Though when asked what was in there they denied they were there at all.
    There are many secrets to this small town, if you want a scare just walk around town at midnight and provoke.
Submitted by De Soto Resident

Comment by Brian: What run-down street is the windowless building on ?.

Comment by De: That windowless building is the Masonic Lodge.

       Categories: tornado, basement, playground, building, park

I used to live in De Soto, I lived in a one story house and one day I got invited to a b-day party in 6th grade and me and my friends were playing around in the hallways then someone screamed, and everyone went to see what's wrong. We all saw someone standing on the slant that goes up stars walking toward us whispering ''I told you kids to be quiet'' we looked past it and saw people and kids' shadows and saw them playing and talking like normal people ..

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