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In fifth grade the lights went out of the girl’s bathroom while my friend and I were at the sink. We screamed, and then we laughed, because back then girls went to the bathroom in pairs and made fun of anyone who acted like a wimp. We kept washing our hands. And then we looked up, and our reflections looked back with blood on their faces, and I stepped back but my friend didn’t. I watched as her reflection reached out and took her by the neck and broke it like a piece of chalk.
This is fiction:
In fifth grade there was a rumor. The rumor’s name was Bloody Mary, and she lived in mirrors and lights going out, sleepover stories and bad dreams. When I heard the story for the first time, I screamed, and then laughed, because a good spook is all in good fun, it’s not supposed to really hurt anyone. I told the story to my sister that night (she screamed, and then laughed), and I had a dream that my shadow was choking me. I woke up to the soun