Reddit You Probably Have Never Heard Of These 21 Creepy (And True) Stories  

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With internet access as it is today, it's easy to feel like you've heard it all. Scary stories? Know 'em all. The web is a plethora of all things creepy, so if you dig deep enough, you'll never run out of horror stories to haunt your ever-waking hour.

We sought out some of the creepiest, most horrific true stories that you've probably never heard of. Redditors served up some truly insane scary stories, guaranteeing you disrupted sleep for the foreseeable future.
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Family of Albinos in Tanzania were dismembered so their limbs could be used for traditional withcraft


"I saw something on National Geographic a while ago about the murders of albinos in Tanzania. There was one case of a family with two albino sisters, one of which had her arms and legs hacked off in the middle of the night for sale on the black market. The other albino laid next to her sister for the remainder of the night as she bled to death (they live in a very secluded hut with no electricity). Albino limbs are reportedly worth a lot in certain parts of Africa for use in traditional witchcraft."
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Canadian pig farmers kill hookers and feed bodies to the pigs


"There were pig farmers from British Columbia (Canada) who would bring hookers to their farm, kill them and then feed them to the pigs. The number of dead women is up to 27, but who knows how many others they got away with."
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Homeless woman lives in occupied house's attic for almost a year undetected


"A 58-year-old man living alone in Japan started hearing noises at night and noticing things out of place in his house. He installed video cameras. Turns out a homeless woman had been living in his attic and cupboards for almost a YEAR in his house, undetected."
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Convicted murderer and cannibal lives freely in Japan


"There is a guy (Issei Sagawa) who became famous after being convicted of murder and cannibalism, and lives as a free man in Japan to this day."
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