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Scary Urban Legends

Beware all ye that enter here. Not all urban legends are untrue.

Published Aug 15, 2019

Man screaming with anger behind translucent surface (Getty Images)
Man screaming with anger behind translucent surface (Image Via Getty Images)

Telling scary stories is a means of processing fears about the dangers lurking just out of sight, wherever we go — fears about terrible accidents we’re powerless to prevent, or anonymous killers and unseen critters who choose victims at random. This particular selection of scary urban legends focuses on those we likely heard in childhood, and no matter how many times we told ourselves they weren't true, a certain discomfort about them lingers. Read them all at your own peril.

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Pins and razors and needles in Halloween candy is the subject of this story.
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