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True scary stories shared by those who experienced them. These are real-life horror stories about strange and unexplained paranormal encounters. 


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Childhood Visitors
651

It’s tough, as adults to keep that sense of wonder, and sometimes fear, that we used to carry as children. Today, Leslie retells some of her experiences that she wrote down and reads for us. 

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form! You can find the Spanish version by searching for Terror: Historias Reales on your app. The show has a creepy doll in the cover.

Find Edwin on social @edwincov and over at edwin.fm

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Feb 01, 2023
Hidden Money
1785

When you’ve lived all your life in a house with an presence, it may take a while for you to realize that what you’re witnessing may not be as normal as you think it is. This happened to Paige in Massachusetts and the earliest occurrence may have been around 1991.

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form! You can find the Spanish version by searching for Terror: Historias Reales on your app. The show has a creepy doll in the cover.

Find Edwin on social @edwincov and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Jan 25, 2023
Things People Can't See
1507

Breanna’s early experiences with the paranormal came at an age when you accept reality as it comes. As she grew up, she started to question… what she had actually seen as a child. 

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin on social @edwincov and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Jan 18, 2023
Something Watching Me
1817

Braedan takes a trip to Norway and discovers an usual tourist attraction: military bunkers where he finds traces of a ritual. But his experiences continue as he begins to get visits in the middle of the night.

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin on Discord and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Jan 12, 2023
Nightmare at the Inn
981

In Red Wing, Minnesota, Kelly experienced a sensation and a disturbing nightmare that may have been trying to communicate a message. This happened in September, 2021.

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin on Discord and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Jan 04, 2023
A Thing Named Steve
1614

Tia had several experiences after being given oracle cards as a gift. However, she may have invited someone, or something, named "Steve" into her home. What could it be?

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin on Discord and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Dec 28, 2022
Watching Us
1363

Ever since Rachael was a child, she's had paranormal experiences. However, she's always had the feeling that someone, a guardian angel, has been watching over her and her family.

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin on Discord and over at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Dark Memory!

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Dec 21, 2022
Trouble Sleeping
969

For a foreign exchange program, Katie went to a world unknown to her. Once there, she started feeling like she wasn't alone. Could someone close to her from home be with her, or could it be something else.. something darker?

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin at edwin.fm

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Dec 14, 2022
Attached
919

Hayley lived in a trailer that faced the woods when her and a few others begin to experience objects moving by themselves and an unwanted visitor.

Have a story? Go to TrueScaryStory.com and fill out the form!

Find Edwin at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Scary Story Podcast.

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Dec 07, 2022
Not Alone at Night
1360

Alba moved to a new neighborhood and soon started becoming familiar with a strange neighbor, from a distance. Who she was or what she wanted is still unknown.

Send me your story via DM on Instagram @TrueScaryPod or on the website TrueScaryStory.com

You can find Edwin at edwin.fm

Up next, check out Scary Story Podcast!

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Find our newsletter here: Scary.fm/newsletter

Nov 30, 2022
The Smell of Death
1807

Santería involves practicing rituals that can bring answers to people and their families. In this personal account, Eddie tells us about his experience with black Santeria. The kind that can bring curses, misfortune, and sometimes... death.

Send me your story via DM on Instagram @TrueScaryPod or on the website TrueScaryStory.com

You can find Edwin here @edwincov

Up next, check out Scary Story Podcast!

For ad-free and early episodes to listen to right here on the same app, go to ScaryPlus.com

Find our newsletter here: Scary.fm/newsletter

Nov 23, 2022
Lady in the Desert
997

Michelle was working on an art project involving the sudden shift of a place she used to visit. On one of those occasions, the project came to life when she had an encounter with something otherworldly.

Have a story? Submit it on TrueScaryStory.com

Get in touch with me at Edwin.fm

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Nov 10, 2022
Lonely Ghosts
1541
Trisha starts to discover that she is not the only one experiencing strange activity at her grandfather's home. In fact, those who grew up there had their own strange encounters.
Have a story to tell us? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email at hello@truescarystory.com
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Up next, check out https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
Oct 26, 2022
Not My Mom
2302

In this true terrifying account, Amber describes her experience living with an entity that pretends to be her mother.

Have a story? Email me at hello@truescarystory.com or on the form over on https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Oct 19, 2022
Cursed
1993
Luisa and her family experienced a curse that came from a woman they all knew about. Even more strange is the fact that things would intensify when this woman was in Mexico, and the family would determine that with exact accuracy. How was this possible?
Have a story? Email me at hello@truescarystory.com or on the form over on https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Oct 12, 2022
The Crows Walk at Night
1303
A new house means a new beginning for many people, but a strange discovery in the backyard by Rin soon turned into a series of happenings that would torment her since she was a child. Her parent’s thoughts on this matter.. blaming crows in the attic. But as we’ll find out, this was much more than that.
Have a story to share? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
Find Edwin here: https://edwin.fm
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Find my other shows over at https://scary.fm or on Apple Podcasts: https://Apple.co/scary
Oct 05, 2022
Peek-a-Boo (I See You!)
1434
Angie had strange encounters with a shadow figure as a child that made its presence known by knocking. As time passed, she realized that this thing has been following her and is affecting her and her family to this day.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Find Edwin: https://edwin.fm
Sep 28, 2022
The Witch of Cameron Park
1178
The Witch's Castle of Cameron Park in Waco, Texas, was supposed to be a simple urban legend. But for Sarra, this turned out to be much more than that. There was something there.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Find me at https://edwin.fm
Sep 21, 2022
Cries in My Room
1304
In a small country in the middle east, Dr. K. had an experience that became more intense on June 21st, 2016. That's when he had his real experience with jinns.
Share your true scary story here: https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Find my other shows Scary Story Podcast and A Dark Memory by clicking here: https://edwin.fm
Sep 14, 2022
Ghosts of a Family
2180
Being only eight at the time, and in another country, Jackie never thought she’d get to experience this for herself… until she traveled to meet them for the first time.
Do you have a scary story to share? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
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You can find me on social media (@edwincov) and at https://Edwin.fm
Sep 07, 2022
The Experiment
1135
Jaxon tells us his scary experiences after discovering the world of paranormal entertainment, including one involving a haunted doll and disembodied voices. Coincidence?
Have a story to share? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@TrueScaryStory.com
Find out more about me and other shows by going to https://edwin.fm
Aug 31, 2022
Someone is Home
1177
In Mesquite, Texas, Ariel and the rest of the people in her house begin to notice that someone else is among them. What they discover is something you have to see to believe. And that, they did.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com or by finding us on Facebook or https://instagram.com/scarypod
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Aug 17, 2022
Sensing Darkness (Three Visitors Part 2)
1354
In this true scary story, Aldo speaks out about his experiences and his ability to sense darkness in certain places. Could his grandma have something to do with it?
Have a strange experience to share? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
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Have an idea for the Spanish-version of this show? https://NoDormir.com
Up next, check out https://ADarkMemory.com
Aug 10, 2022
Three Visitors
2335
In Illinois, near the end of 1994, Aldo had an encounter with a figure that he could not explain. Many years later, he started witnessing strange apparitions... but this time, they had a purpose.
Have a strange family paranormal mystery or another creepy experience? https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
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Find my other podcast, "A Dark Memory" by searching for it on your app.
Aug 03, 2022
The House at the End of the Street
1356
Arrianna's aunt and uncle moved to a beautiful home in Briar Bayou in Houston, Texas in the 70s, but little did they know that it had entities living in it already.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com or email us at hello@truescary.com
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Jul 27, 2022
Beware of the Jinns
2138
In 2008 in Fort Stewart, Georgia, David discovered the spirits that surround the dark woods. Once deployed in Iraq, he had another encounter. But this time, it was with a Jinn, the ancient Arab shapeshifting spirits.
Have a story? Tell me over at https://TrueScaryStory.com
Check out my other podcast called https://ADarkMemory.com
Jul 20, 2022
We Have Visitors
1506
In Santa Ana, California, David grew up with strange noises around the apartment complex. Eventually, he discovered that there was much more than that.
Have a story to share? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
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Jul 13, 2022
Loud Silence
1378
Karina hears her name being whispered, but the presence had other ways to make itself known in the house.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com or write to us at hello@truescarystory.com
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Up next, be sure to check out https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com/listen for even more creepy content.
Jul 06, 2022
Walls
2775
In the 1990s, Gabby had several experiences while living in the rural areas of Colombia as a child. Today, she relives those dark moments.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
Up next, check out my other show, https://ADarkMemory.com
Jun 30, 2022
Glowing Yellow Eyes
1334
Against his best efforts, Jordan still suffered the consequences of the Ouija board. He also shares other tales about paranormal encounters.
Have a story? Go to https://TrueScaryStory.com we get back to every submission.
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Up next, check out https://ADarkMemory.com podcast for creepy mysteries and dark history.
Jun 22, 2022
The Little Girl (Part 2)
1527
In this scary story, we keep following Maria's account with encounters with a strange apparition that her daughter can see. Today, we hear directly from her daughter.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
Support us by going ad-free! https://ScaryPlus.com
True scary stories in Spanish, search for: Historias de Terror Para No Dormir
Up next, check out https://ADarkMemory.com and https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
Jun 15, 2022
The Little Girl
1911
Maria's daughter had been seeing a little girl roaming around the house, asking her to come play downstairs. In this scary story, you will find out how Maria went from a skeptic to knowing that the reasons behind it were supernatural.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
Email us: hello@scary.fm
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Jun 01, 2022
It Wears a White Shirt
1662
In this scary story, Libny has been sharing a house with a mysterious presence. To share your own story, visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
Up next, check out https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com , and https://ADarkMemory.com
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May 25, 2022
Knocks
1638
The true scary story of Stephanie's experience after moving into her boyfriend's house.
Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
Other shows: https://Scarystorypodcast.com and https://adarkmemory.com
Reach me at https://edwin.fm or via email at hello@scary.fm
May 18, 2022
The House on Virginia Lake
1991
An old family home became the center of strange activity brought along by members who never moved on.
Do you have a story to share? Visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
Other shows: Scary Story Podcast https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com and A Dark Memory https://ADarkMemory.com
Contact me over at hello@scary.fm or https://edwin.fm
Want ad-free content? visit https://ScaryPlus.com
May 12, 2022
My Friend José
1214
In this True Scary Story, Angel describes his experiences while living in his old house including the story of Jose, his imaginary friend.
Have a story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
Apr 27, 2022
Creature in the Woods
1112
Angel and his father had a construction job to work on deep in the woods. It was once dark fell upon them, that they realized that they were not alone.
Have a story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email us at hello@truescarystory.com
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Apr 20, 2022
Messages From the Other Side
1447
Leticia recounts a story from a haunting past, along with her experiences with a family member who takes care of her family long after she passed away.
Have a story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com or email us at hello@truescarystory.com
Apr 13, 2022
Ghosts Trapped in the House
497
Ana has been experiencing strange presences in her house. Can these ghosts be trapped in the basement?

Share your story at https://TrueScaryStory.com or email me at hello@truescarystory.com
Apr 06, 2022
Ghosts in the Nursing Home
1371
Do ghosts lurk around the places where they said goodbye? In this episode, Raphael tells us some of his experiences in a nursing home in Canada.
Have a story? Email me at hello@truescarystory.com or use the form on https://TrueScaryStory.com
Mar 17, 2022
The Shadows in My Home
1008
Mookie is back to tell the rest of her scary story about experiences regarding shadows that would follow her. However, she might have a clue as to where one of them may be coming from.

The first episode mentioned is called "An Engkanto in My Home"

Have a story: https://TrueScaryStory.com or send an email to hello@truescarystory.com
Mar 10, 2022
The Thing From the Dark Corner Downstairs
1224
Alexa's family never wanted to step down to the dark corner of the basement. She may have discovered who, or what, was down there.

Have a story? hello@truescarystory.com or visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
Mar 03, 2022
Three Faceless Demons
1721
Aimy shares her experience with an entity claiming a part in her daughter's life. Eventually, through an out of body experience, she discovers demons were nearby.

Have a story? hello@truescarystory.com or go to https://TrueScaryStory.com to get in touch.
Feb 23, 2022
There Is Something About This House
1356
The ghosts Kate witnessed in her home were not a result of her imagination. This happened in Livermore, California.

Have a story? Email us at Hello@TrueScaryStory.com and find out more about the show over at https://TrueScaryStory.com

Our other shows:
Scary Story Podcast https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com/listen
A Dark Memory https://ADarkMemory.com
Feb 17, 2022
Ghosts and Strange Dreams
598
Edgar had an experience during a tour with his family, and has been having a recurring dream up to the time of our call. What does it mean?

To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
For other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com
Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey
Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium
Feb 09, 2022
Whispers Will Follow You
716
This true scary story happened to Natalie in a small town in California. Whispers, visions, and a potential spirit that followed her family.

To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
For other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com
Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey
Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium
Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/whispers-will-follow-you/
Feb 03, 2022
Two Nights With the Ghosts of The Stanley Hotel
647
Toby's parents had several strange experiences when they stayed at the hotel made famous by Stephen King's "The Shining".
To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
For other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com
Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey
Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium
Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/ghosts-of-the-stanley-hotel/
Jan 20, 2022
An Engkanto in My Home
775
Mookie had an experience encountering her parent's doubles and also shares her experience with an engkanto.
To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
For other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com
Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey
Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium
Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/encounter-with-a-doppelganger-and-an-engkanto/
Jan 13, 2022
House of Ghosts
941
Twitch streamer FreddyDreadfuls lived in a house haunted by tragedy.

To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com
For other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com
Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey
Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium
Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/house-of-ghosts/
Jan 06, 2022
It Wants to Play a Game
764
Ana and her friends had the encounter they were looking for in an attempt to play with the Ouija board. This happened in Puebla, Mexico in the 90s.

To submit your story, visit: https://TrueScaryStory.com

For other creepy shows:

Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com

Leave me a voicemail here: https://PodInbox.com/scary
Find me on Instagram: https://instagram.com/edwincov
Take our listener survey: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey

Get premium episodes here: https://TrueScaryStory.com/premium

Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/the-ouija-board-brought-a-visitor/
Dec 23, 2021
Someone at the Door
608
Natalia arrived at her house and thought that her mother was at home. She was unpleasantly surprised.

Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com
Take us get better: https://TrueScaryStory.com/survey

Other shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com/listen
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com

Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/someone-at-the-door/
Dec 09, 2021
Something Crawling Across My Ceiling
846
On Halloween Night, 2021, Mekkah had a strange encounter while working at a retirement home, a thing described as a black shadow crawling on the ceiling.

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More creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast: https://ScaryStoryPodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://ADarkMemory.com

Episode webpage: https://truescarystory.com/something-crawling-across-my-ceiling/
Dec 02, 2021
Harold
744
In this True Scary Story, Lily tells the story about the ghost in her house. In this episode, we get to meet the special guest: Harold.

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Other creepy shows:
Scary Story Podcast https://scarystorypodcast.com
A Dark Memory: https://adarkmemory.com

Episode website: https://truescarystory.com/harold/
Nov 25, 2021
There is Something in the Basement
1311
Shaun's family may have unlocked a paranormal presence inside their property coming from the basement that wants to make itself known. As you'll soon find out, things only get worse from there.

Do you have your own scary story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
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Nov 18, 2021
Needle and Thread
649
Karen is back with another experience surrounding the house that her family has lived in for years. Get ready for the strange case of a cursed doll. Have a true scary story? Visit https://truescarystory.com

Episode website: https://truescarystory.com/needle-and-thread/
Nov 11, 2021
The Phantom Carriage
613
During an innocent game with friends out on the street, LaSundra witnessed something that foreshadowed a potential tragedy. Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com

Episode website: https://truescarystory.com/the-phantom-carriage
Nov 04, 2021
The Little Man
1013
Despite suspicions that the land under the house they were building was used for burials, Karen's family continued with the project. Soon, they started experiencing some bizarre occurrences, along with a recurring visitor.

Have a true scary story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
Oct 28, 2021
Stranger in the House
790
As a young child, LaSundra witnessed something that left a very strong impression. A ghost who felt completely comfortable in the apartment.

This happened in Temple, Texas in 1991.
Have a true scary story? Visit https://TrueScaryStory.com

Episode page: https://truescarystory.com/stranger-in-the-house/
Oct 21, 2021
Haunted Hostel
815
In this true scary story, Edwin received an odd job offer to run a hostel but had no idea that he would have guests that were a little... different.

Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com

Episode page: https://truescarystory.com/stranger-in-the-house/
Oct 14, 2021
What Lurks Outside
886
Felipe and Natalia are close friends who decide to visit a local site known for its dark folklore and urban legends late one night. Little did they know, they would experience more than they were planning for.

This took place in Turnbull Canyon in Whittier, California in 2011.

Have a story? https://TrueScaryStory.com

Episode page: https://truescarystory.com/what-lurks-outside/
Oct 07, 2021
INTRODUCING: True Scary Story
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Welcome to True Scary Story, a podcast about real-life horror stories shared by those who experienced them.

For more, visit https://TrueScaryStory.com
Sep 25, 2021