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

Rosa Pasquarella
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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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Man is decapitated and eaten on Greyhound bus


"A man (Time McLean) was sleeping on a Greyhound bus in 2008, going through Canada, when a man next to him on the bus decapitated him and began eating his flesh. Man, you can't fuckin' make me go on a Greyhound now."
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Woman disappears during cruise, is believed to have been sold into sex slavery


"The Amy Bradley disappearance. She disappeared from a cruise ship en route to Curacao in 1998, and years later photos were emailed to her parents that very much resembled her, and looked like she had been sold into sexual slavery. Multiple people have also claimed to see her through the years; the Wikipedia page on her case lists the sightings, and there's an FBI missing persons report, including sketches of people she was seen with in 2005. The whole story is just chilling and terrifying."
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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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Edgar Allen Poe piece predicts shipwreck tragedy 50 years before it happened


"Edgar Allan Poe’s 'The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym' (1838) was about four shipwreck survivors stranded in a boat before they killed and ate a cabin boy - Richard Parker. In 1884, a boat was stranded with only four survivors. Three of the men killed and ate the cabin boy, also named Richard Parker."
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