Hilary Evans says “Generally, when hauntings occur the apparitions of the same entity are seen over a considerable period in the same place and by several different people…” this is one of the major traits of hauntings (Evans, 98). After all, there would not be haunting cases, unless there was a spirit present. Although people agree upon the fact there must be a spirit present, it is not quite clear how often this entity must be seen in order for a location to be considered truly haunted. Gibbs Bridge is able to fit within Evan’s definition of a haunting due to the fact that various entities have bee...
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... must again turn off their car and drop their keys out of their right window and red eyes will appear in their review window. Yet another actually involves the participant to get out of the car and walk across the bridge. Although all of these actions have differences, there is one common element and that is the participant must park their car along or near the bridge itself.
Haunting seems like such a broad term and one that is used rather often. When a further investigation into that word has taken place, it is revealed that a haunting is a pattern at its core. There is the apparition, the trigger for the haunting, and the ritual that is done to initiate the haunting. In its most complete form, it may seem that hauntings are nothing more than rituals that the participants perform in order to make the end result of a good scare and a story to differentiate friends.
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