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You Are My Sunshine


So when I was about 9 or 10, on and around there, we lived in this house. We, as in me, my 2 brothers and my mom and dad.

I used to wake up in the early am before it was even daylight out, and every time I woke up there would be this little girl sitting at my night stand. She looked to be about 6 or 7 years old wearing a white dress or maybe a nightgown. All she ever did was brush her hair, and hum "You Are My Sunshine" and look at me though the mirror.

When I first saw her, I cannot even explain the feeling I felt. I, at first, was in trance, could I really be seeing what I'm seeing right now? No, I must be dreaming. Then came the reality, I was not dreaming then I was scared $$$$less, per say. But after seeing her quite often I got used to her, realized she's harmless.

After getting used to that, me and my brothers would hear kids playing in the attic. Yes, more than one. Laughing and ranting, having a grand old time, running back and forth across the attic.

So one day me and my brothers are in the attic playing cards, listening to music. We would do this a lot. The attic was our playroom so we spent a lot of time up there, and nothing was weird when we played there. Well, until this specific day... As we were playing the radio went all static and we could hear something, but we could not figure out was it was we were hearing. It was very faint at first. Then all a sudden we could hear kids clearly and loud through the radio playing, running around loud footsteps every were. Mind you the footsteps didn't sound like they were coming from the radio, only the voices did. Our cards that were on the ground came swirling up and a gust right between us as if they had ran right in-between us. The sound of running went right down the attic stairs and was gone. The radio went back to normal and, well, we never played in the attic again.

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AugustaM (7 stories) (996 posts)
5 years ago (2017-08-31)
I know this is an older story but I just came across it today. The song the little girl was singing could help. 'You Are My Sunshine' was written in 1939 and hit the top of the charts in 1941 - thereafter the bulk of subsequent recordings were put out before 1979. Sure its a 40 year spread but depending on when the house was built, that might narrow things a bit.
kariorit (1 stories) (23 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-12)
That's a shame... Sounds like they wanted to play with you! I wish you had felt comfortable with continuing to play in the attic.
AudreyJay (1 stories) (17 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-12)
Chances are, the little girl is a residual and has no idea you're watching her. She won't interact with you, and won't hear you if you interact with her. As for the 2nd story, were you anywhere near the antenna? Was the antenna touching something, or were you touching it? Depending on the house, radios can turn to static on a moments notice.
Nathaniel (37 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-11)
KittyKatSpade, I'd like to offer an explanation for the radio malfunction. I have always been a light sleeper, and things like crickets chirping or frogs croaking would keep me awake. So I started sleeping with my tv tuned to static, in order to block out those sounds. Well one morning I woke up to two men having a conversation. At first it freaked me out, until I realized that it was coming from the tv... And that they were talking about a bridge and a river near my house. It was then that I realized that the tv had picked up either their CB, Cell-Phone, or Walkie-Talkie conversation. The kids you heard via the radio could have been something like that. The rest of your story though, that sounds paranormal! 😊
sds (14 stories) (1434 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-11)
Hi KittykatSpade, welcome to YGS. I just want to ask you whether you have been seeing the girl brush her hair every day in your room? The second narration is quite scary indeed. Still it would have been better had you investigated about the history of the house. Even now, if it is possible, try to find out the history of the house or if you stay nearby, you can ask the present occupants if they experience any activity in the attic.

Thanks for sharing.

Regards and respects to you.

clarencetuvera (7 stories) (41 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-10)
Ghost girl singing "You are my sunshine." Given the right atmosphere, that would have been Stephen Kingi-ish.
spiritwaiting (42 stories) (843 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-10)
KittykatSpade, You are my sunshine was one of my favorite as a kid. I even sang it to my first son. Its a beautiful song. Maybe the little girl enjoyed it as well.
I would have been terrified to hear a bunch of children running around though! Great story by the way
KittykatSpade (1 stories) (1 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-10)
Elfstone810 and valkricry

No I didn't have a chance to research it I was only young when that was happening and we had moved out when I was about 15 and I am no good at looking ip that kind of stuffthere were the odd other things that had happened in that house but nothing extream like the shadow of a man that would stand in a corner in our house and the only time we could see him is if we were acrosset the at at the nabours house man my mom moved everything around because she said there has to be some thing there to make that shadow but didn't matter what she moved that shadow remaind we all kindda have the gift for seeing or feeling the presents of ghosts me and my mom often dream in color and it is usually something from the past that has happened or it will happen but they are often very confusing like a very complacated puzzle I'm glad you like my story and there will be more to come I just would have to get to a computer to post it because the one I do have a picture to go with it but I can't do it from my phone but can't wait to post more
valkricry (47 stories) (3190 posts) mod
9 years ago (2013-11-10)
That is pretty cool. I too wonder if you've researched the house?
elfstone810 (227 posts)
9 years ago (2013-11-10)
Ooh! Cool story! Have you done any research into the history of your house?

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