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15 Things That Have Terrified Kids Through the Ages

What scared you as a kid? Do the same things scare you now?

It’s been interesting to talk to my kids about what they find most scary around Halloween. Even though they are growing up with cell phones and Facebook profiles, it’s the same good old-fashioned (sometimes downright medieval) creatures and entities that have scared kids for generations that still really get to my kids, and to me.

Some things are so frightening that they’re timeless and have been causing nightmares for years.

What you are about to see isn’t something cute that you can pin and cross stitch later, unless you are seriously deranged. These are serious spooks with staying power. You are about to look upon the face of pure unadulterated evil. Do you dare? We’ll see, after the jump.


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