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Little Ghost Boy

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Price: Personal Collection

LITTLE GHOST BOY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I NEVER BELIEVED IN THIS STUFF BEFORE BUT I SURE DO NOW. THIS IS WHAT I KNOW ABOUT THIS PICTURE. THIS IS A PICTURE OF A LITTLE BOY FROM SOUTH LOUISIANNA WHO HAD HEMOPHILIA. IT WAS MADE JUST WEEKS BEFORE HIS DEATH. THE WOMAN I BOUGHT IT FROM GOT IT FROM THE DAUGHTER OF A VERY ELDERLY WOMAN WHO HAD PASSED AWAY. SHE WAS 99 WHEN SHE PASSED AWAY LAST DECEMBER. HER DAUGHTER SAID SHE’D LOVED TO TALK ABOUT HER LIFE GROWING UP IN THE FRENCH QUARTER. THE BOY WAS HER MOTHER’S OLDEST BROTHER LOUIS WHO HAD DIED OF HEMOPHILIA. HER MOM HAD TOLD HER THAT THE FAMILY HAD BEEN ON A PICNIC WHEN THE LITTLE BOY CUT HIS FOOT. HE SIMPLY BLED TO DEATH BEFORE ANYONE COULD GET HIM TO THE DOCTOR OR STOP THE BLEEDING. WHEN I CAME ACROSS THIS PICTURE AT THIS WOMANS ESTATE SALE THIS WAS THE HISTORY GIVEN TO ME. SHE SAID SHE HAD TO WARN ME THOUGH AND SAID THAT SHORTLY AFTER RECEVING IT FROM THE DAUGHTER OF THIS ELDERLY WOMAN, STRANGE THINGS BEGAN TO HAPPEN. SHE SAID SHE’D HEARD A CHILD LAUGHING SEVERAL TIMES AT NIGHT AND SHE HAD NO CHILDREN IN HER HOME. SHE ALSO KEEPS TOYS IN A CUPBOARD FOR HER GRANDCHILDREN WHEN THEY COME TO VISIT. ONE OF WHICH IS A HAPPY APPLE CHIME TOY AND ONE NIGHT SHE HEARD THE CHIME TOY DINGING AND ROLLING AROUND ON THE FLOOR AND GOT UP TO SEE. SHE FOUND THE CUPBOARD DOOR OPEN AND ALL OF THE TOYS ON THE FLOOR AS IF THEY HAD JUST BEEN PLAYED WITH. SHE WAS ALONE IN THE HOUSE. I THOUGHT SHE WAS FULL OF IT AND BOUGHT IT ANYWAY BECAUSE IT IS REALLY A VERY CHARMING PRIMITIVE THAT IS OBVIOUSLY AN ANTIQUE AND THE PRICE WAS RIGHT. WELL I NEVER BELIEVED IN GHOSTS OR SPIRITS WHEN I BOUGHT THIS FROM HER AND SIMILAR THINGS HAVE BEEN HAPPENING NOW IN MY HOME. ONE DAY WHEN I ASKED MY 3 YEAR OLD WHO MADE SUCH A MESS IN HER ROOM I EXPECTED HER TO SAY IT WAS HERSELF OR HER FRIEND AMY. SHE SAID “IT WAS THAT LITTLE BOY!”. I ASKED HER WHAT LITTLE BOY AND SHE SAID, “THAT BOY THAT’S ALL IN HIS DRESS UP’S WITH THE BIG BLACK BOOTS”! MY SKIN CRAWLED AS I REMEMBERED WHAT THE WOMAN HAD TOLD ME SO I ASKED MY OTHER KIDS WHAT THEY KNEW ABOUT IT AND MY SON TRAVIS SAID HE DIDN’T LIKE THE LITTLE BOY BECAUSE HE SCARED HIM. WHEN I ASKED IF IT WAS THE PICTURE OF THE BOY HE WAS SCARED OF HE SAID ‘MAKE HIM LEAVE MY TOYS ALONE. I DON’T LIKE HIM IN MY ROOM. HE SMILES SCARY”. MY 2 OTHER OLDER DAUGHTERS THEN TOLD ME THEY’D SEEN HIM IN THEIR ROOMS TOO AT NIGHT. SUFFICE IT TO SAY I BELIEVE NOW AND IT‘S TOO WEIRD FOR ME! I HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT I TOO HAVE HEARD THINGS THOUGH I HAVEN’T SEEN HIM. I JUST HAVE TO GET RID OF THIS PICTURE AS CHARMING AND VALUABLE AS IT IS SO PLEASE TAKE IT OFF MY HANDS! I CAN ONLY HOPE HE WILL GO WHEREVER HIS PICTURE DOES.