Ghosts of Children

It's a sad notion to contemplate, but even children's spirits can be caught in the ghost's plane of existence. Here are true stories.

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Black Haired Entity

At first she thought it was her sister, but it wasn't.

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Boy at the Cemetery

At the cemetery, a small child wants to play with another child she sees... but mother doesn't see him.

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Boy in the TV

A little ghost that cries "Mama!"

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The Boy Who Wasn't There

This woman saw who she thought was one of her sons leave their field, cross the gravel road, and hide in the neighbor's brush near their fence. It wasn't.

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Brown-Eyed Ghost

The ghost of a girl with dark brown eyes, messy golden brown hair, and a floral patterned dress.

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The Charred Little Ghost

A girl reports that a "dirty little girl" covered with ashes and smoke whisping from her was watching her do her homework.

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The Child Ghost

In Mount Prospect, Illinois, young Paul plays with another little boy who was not "real."

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Child Ghost on the Stairs

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Christmas Eve Spirit

It's Christmas at grandma's house when DeeDee sees the ghost of an 11-year-old boy.

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Classroom Ghost

The ghost of a young Victorian girl.

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Creepy Hotel

The ghost of a little blonde girl haunts a hotel in Santa Barbara, California.

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Dougie's Ghost

Jaime and partner encounter a 15-year-old ghost who smells of bourbon.

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A woman is awakened by the ghost of a child hovering over her bed.

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Ghost Child In the Kitchen

The ghost of a small boy in white T-shirt and white shorts.

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The Ghost Giggles

This little ghost haunts an old country pub in North Chailey, East Sussex, England.

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The Girl on the Stairs

Standing about halfway up the stairs was a the ghost of a girl.

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The Crying Girl-Thing

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Ghostly Playmate

The little girl who came to play and to dinner.

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The ghost of a little four-year-old girl, long black hair, and white dress.

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Haunted Bedroom

A child ghost is seen combing her hair.

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Haunted School

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The Little Barefoot Ghost

The footprints of a child's ghost appear in the snow.

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Little Cemetery Ghost

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Little Chasing Ghosts

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A babysitter sees and extra child in the house.

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Little Girl Ghost

In Australia, a few incidents with a little girl ghost.

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In the mirror appears the shape of a little girl wearing a frilly dress with ribbons in her hair.

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The ghost of a little girl still thinks she's alive and living with her family.

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Playful Apparition

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Slapped By a Little Ghost

A toddler dressed in red is spotted.

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Slave Boy Ghost

A young black male of about eight years of age, injured, crying, bleeding, and crouched beneath a table.

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Timmy, the Imaginary Friend

"Mommy, Dada, I have an imaginary friend. His name is Timmy. He's dead."

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Tormented by Girl's Ghost

The ghost of a little girl with blonde pigtails and a sky blue dress.

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The Unknown Boy

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Tess's loneliness is shaken by the appearance of a child-like ghost

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Little Ghost Needed a Lantern: Abby was touched by the child ghost's request.

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Girl talks to her long-dead grandparents.

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Ghost

"The best way to draw her out is to sing her favorite song: 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.' I don't know how true the murder was, but I definitely got first-hand experience with singing that song."

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Black Haired Entity

"I kept hearing the noise and then looked in the mirror and the footsteps starting to come closer to my end of the hall. When I looked in the mirror, I saw what looked like the top of black hair. My sister had blonde hair."

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Slave Boy Ghost

"Looking up, I was shocked to see a young black male of about eight years of age, injured, crying, bleeding, and crouched beneath my table." 

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Ghostly Playmate

"My mother said she had light brown hair and always wore it in a ponytail. She basically looked like any other kid that we would play with."

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Strange Child Wanted to Hurt Me

"I looked up and saw a child like myself, but male, beautiful. He had wings like a bird and coal black eyes, no pupils."

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Little Child's Ghost

"I am convinced that was the ghost or spirit of a young child that I touched on the head."

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The Ghost and the Shortcut

"I walked down that alley and felt the hot red sun ease in the pale moon... and I saw him. Only for a second or two, but I saw Francis riding down the alley way toward me."

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The Ghost with Dirty Hair

"One night Algenis woke up; the reason why remains a mystery to me. He said that he was terrified because he saw a girl with filthy black hair."