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The Story of the Possessed Raggedy Anne Doll, Annabelle.

Updated on May 18, 2016
Annabelle, in her glass case, where she still moves and makes growling noises.
Annabelle, in her glass case, where she still moves and makes growling noises.

There are some downright freekishly scary things that reside in this world. Some are well-known and some are not. Whether you believe in the supernatural or you don't, many reported cases of paranormal activity still seem to intrigue and mystify. Hauntings are most usually related to places, houses, or cemeteries, and sometimes even people, but what if an object other than these is reportedly haunted? Say a supposedly simple, benign doll for instance. Would you believe it was true?

A Possessed Doll

Annabelle was the focus of a case that got the attention of famed paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. They became interested in Annabelle in the early 1970s. This episode in their career was included in the book The Demonologist by Gerald Brittle about the Warrens.

It has been stated that this is one of the most unusual cases of a possessed object on record.

This is Annabelle's story:

In 1970 a mother, doting on her only daughter, purchased a Raggedy Ann doll from an antique store. The cute red-headed little doll was a present for her daughter Donna. Donna was, at that time, residing with her roommate Angie in a small apartment and preparing to graduate from college. Thinking nothing more of the doll than that it was a sign of her mother's affection, she placed the doll on her bed in her room and basically forgot about it.

As time passed, both Angie and Donna noticed an air of strangeness about the doll. Apparently, the doll would move. These were relatively subtle movements at first, like a change in position, but as time passed the movements became more noticeable. The doll was even found once standing upright, leaning against a chair with its legs crossed. After awhile the doll was said to have actually changed rooms! It would be left in the living room before Donna left for work and upon returning it would be found on her bed, in her room. A moving doll? Very strange indeed.

More Than Just Moving

About a month later Donna began to find what she thought were penciled messages. They appeared to be written in the handwriting of a small child, scribbled and almost illegible, on parchment paper. It could be seen that the messages clearly stated "Help Us" or "Help Lou." Donna was uncertain of exactly who the "us" was. Apparently, Donna had never kept that type of paper in the house either. So where did the paper come from? Could it have been conjured by the doll itself? Could a doll possibly be writing messages? If so, how?

Who Was Annabelle, Really?

Donna came home one night to find the doll had moved once again. Only this time Donna felt as though something was off. A menacing presence seemed to emulate from the doll and she had the deepest urge to inspect it for some reason. What she found would haunt her forever.

The doll had blood on it. Blood or what seemed to be blood. A liquid-like red substance appeared on both the back of its hands and its chest. Now completely scared and desperate for help, Donna decided it was time to seek an expert. Something was going on and she wanted answers.

Determined to get to the bottom of things, Donna decided to contact a medium. The medium agreed and a séance was held. Apparently, there was in fact a spirit taking up residence in the doll and her name was Annabelle Higgins. From what the medium could determine, Annabelle Higgins was a young girl of only seven when her lifeless body was found in the field upon which the apartment complex now stands. The details of her death never came to light. The so-called spirit basically took up residence in the doll and wanted to stay. Seeing no harm in it and feeling sorry for what the spirit had experienced in life, Donna agreed. The true nature of this entity had yet to be revealed.

"Help Lou"

Lou, a friend of Donna's was less-than-thrilled with the doll. On numerous occasions Lou warned Angie that the doll felt threatening and sinister. Something was off and Lou knew it. Lou's dislike of the doll was well-known. He would have more than one terrifying experience with Annabelle. Here is the story of Lou's experience as related by the Warrens themselves:

"Lou awoke one night from a deep sleep and in panic. Once again he had a reccuring bad dream. Only this time somehow, something seemed different. It was as though he was awake but couldn't move. He looked around the room but couldn't discern anything out of the ordinary and then it happened. Looking down toward his feet he saw the doll, Annabelle. It began to slowly glide up his leg, moved over his chest and then stopped. Within seconds the doll was strangling him. Paralyzed and gasping for breath Lou, at the point of asphyxiation, blacked out. Lou awoke the next morning, certain it wasn't a dream, Lou was determined to rid himself of that doll and the spirit that possessed it. Lou, however, would have one more terrifying experience with Annabelle. Preparing for a road trip the next day Lou and Angie were reading over maps alone in her apartment. The apartment seemed eerily quiet. Suddenly, rustling sounds coming from Donna's room aroused fear that someone had possibly broken into the apartment. Lou, determined to figure out who or what it was, quietly made his way to the bedroom door. He waited for the noises to stop before entering and turning on the light. The room was empty except for Annabelle whom was tossed on the floor in the corner.

Lou scoured the room for forced entry but nothing was out of place. But as he got close to the doll he got the distinct impression that somebody was behind him. Spinning around he was quick to realize that nobody else was there. Then in flash he found himself grabbing for his chest, doubled over, cut and bleeding. His shirt was stained with blood and upon opening his shirt there on his chest was what looked to be seven distinct claw marks, three vertical and four horizontal. All were hot like burns. These scratches healed almost immediately; half-gone the next day and fully gone by day two. ("Annabelle, The Curse Of The Devil Doll." Warrens.net, 2010)

Had the entity finally revealed it's true purpose and nature? Usually, claw marks in a paranormal situation relates to a demonic entity. Demonic entities usually lead to cases of possession. The doll may be just a temporary anchor to the physical world. Possession of a human body may be its true intent. A human possession would make it almost impossible for the demon to be extricated from our world, making the interaction between the spiritual and physical worlds much easier to manipulate.

The Investigators

Annabelle in her glass case at the Occult Museum in the basement of Lorraine Warren's house (left); Lorraine with her husband Ed in the 1970s (right).
Annabelle in her glass case at the Occult Museum in the basement of Lorraine Warren's house (left); Lorraine with her husband Ed in the 1970s (right). | Source

Due to the nature of Lou's experiences, the doll was no longer believed to be a docile spirit, but inhuman and demonic in nature. Donna decided to contact a priest. Bringing in the big guns seemed like the best way to go. Father Hegan was the priest they contacted. With his help, their case was referred to paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.

"Ed and Lorraine Warren immediately took interest in the case and contacted Donna concerning the doll. The Warrens, after speaking with Donna, Angie, and Lou, came to the immediate conclusion that the doll itself was not in fact possessed but manipulated by an inhuman presence. Spirits do not possess inanimate objects like houses or toys, they possess people. An inhuman spirit can attach itself to a place or object and this is what occurred in the Annabelle case. This spirit manipulated the doll and created the illusion of it being alive in order to get recognition. Truly, the spirit was not looking to stay attached to the doll, it was looking to possess a human host.

The spirit, or in this case inhuman demonic spirit, was essentially in the infestation stage of the phenomenon. It first began moving the doll around the apartment by means of teleportation to arouse the occupants curiosity in hopes that they would give it recognition.Then, predictably, the a medium was brought into the apartment to communicate with it. The inhuman spirit now able to communicate through the medium and preyed on the girls' emotional vulnerabilities by pretending to be a rather harmless, lost young girl. During the seance it was allowed permission to haunt the apartment. Insofar as a demon is a negative spirit, it then set about causing patently negative phenomena to occur; it aroused fear through the doll's weird movements, brought about the materialization of disturbing handwritten notes, created symbolic drops of blood on the doll, and ultimately attacked Lou, leaving behind the symbolic mark of the beast. The next stage of the infestation phenomenon would have been complete human possession. Had these experiences lasted another two or three more weeks, the spirit would have completely possessed, if not harmed or killed, one or all of the occupants in the house." ("Annabelle, The Curse Of The Devil Doll." Warrens.net, 2010)

An actual exorcism was conducted on the doll before they left, hoping it would rid Annabelle of the infectious demon. Upon the conclusion of the investigation, Ed and Loraine decided the best course of action to prevent the spirit from doing further harm was to relieve Donna of its presence and take the doll home with them. They weren't completely sure if the doll had been exorcised of the entity.

Visiting Annabelle

I hope you enjoyed this article. Should you ever want to visit the famous Annabelle, she can be found at the Warren Occult Museum in Moodus, Connecticut. The museum is run by Lorraine Warren, the famous paranormal investigator, and now frequent guest on the television show "Paranormal State." Warren relates that Annabell still moves about occasionally and is still known to make growling noises at unsuspecting visitors.

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      Dianna 9 months ago

      Actually.....ghosts , especially children, are drawn to the "lifelike" appearance of the dolls, hands, feet, head, a hollow person ready to accept a soul. Once a ghost possesses a doll, it cannot get back out. Like, imagine a soul trap? Ok, so you have this entity, it went into a doll to possibly communicate or, my best guess, just be able to touch something, and get trapped, once they discover they are trapped....well...what would you do if YOU were trapped in a small room that you could barely move in? Ok, step farther, you're telling people you are there and they aren't letting you go? What do you do? You get violent. Look it up, its where people started using nesting dolls. At night a family would do their prayers in "the family room" near the hearth, they would place a doll there to trap any evil spirit ( everything unknown back then was EVIL, look at witches.) however, the doll had to be replaced if its "feel" went off. They ended up with so many dolls they couldn't store them, can't burn em, the spirit would get out, can't just throw them away what if someone accidently found it and let it go, man would it be ticked at the ones who threw it away! So, the nesting doll was created. Each larger layer going over the top of the last, effectively creating a true soul trap. One spirit is drawn to the other and so on. There, now you understand. Respectfully, she who has died twice. Me.

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      Kylie Kennimer 20 months ago

      I don't believe in this story cause if she's haunted couldn't she get out of the case?

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      Darkest Dreams 23 months ago from East Coast, USA

      It is good to read about the real Annabelle, not just the one from the movie. I think the real Annabelle looks way scarier.

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      Team Wiseman 2 years ago

      We saw a show about this doll, crazy stuff. You did well at presenting this article. Excellent writer! We write about this type of stuff a lot, Check us out sometime. Thumbs up, Interesting, and following. Sharing as well.

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      Glory Miller 2 years ago from USA

      Doesn't a relative of the Warren's, John Zaffis, take items that are haunted and store them in his own museum? He did have a show on SYFY, called "Paranormal Collector" (I don't think they air it anymore). I believe in one episode of the show, he gave an explanation of how he is able to house these kinds of items so that their energy isn't able to pass through their glass display cases and wreck havoc in their new surroundings. Maybe the Warren's did the same thing or maybe that is where Zaffis learned the technique that he uses?

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      Raceme 2 years ago

      As much as I love reading tales like these, I can't help but be creeped out by the fact that Annabelle was a Raggedy Anne doll; I used to carry my Raggedy Anne everywhere as a kid until she really lived up to her name.

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      Georgina_writes 2 years ago from Dartmoor

      I really don't like dolls. Never have. Really enjoyed your creepy article. Reminds me too much of the Chucky films!

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      shannon 2 years ago

      Very interesting i use to own a raggedy ann doll and andy doll too. I dont have them anymore. I just recently took out my old raggedy ann and andy pillow case and bed sheets that I found in my basement, was going to give them to my daughter ariel but decided not to after watching Annabella. Kind of freaked me out I must say!

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      Debbie 2 years ago

      Total bullshit

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      T-fame 2 years ago

      That stuff is very scary

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      StopStart 2 years ago

      Anything on paper and on video or somethibg someone said,is always going to be questionable. It is becoming harder to believe in what is real and what is made up. Its too bad that its like this but sites like YouTube and others,harbor ghost hunters and paranoid people. I was a believer once until i kept seeing all the bs associated with photo editing and video editing. You just cant believe any of it anymore. Its just nonsense.

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      dev 2 years ago

      these stories make me scared nd shiver.

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      monie 2 years ago

      cool i love reading about hunting dolls like robert the doll

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      kelly 2 years ago

      nice done4!

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      Sunny 3 years ago

      Well, there are many details in this story and that really helpful to me.

      I have seen this movie a few months ago, and I love the Warrens a lot.

      But I got a bad dream about this doll yesterday, so I search for it, and I found your article. I dreamed that the doll shown up in a scary way, upside down from the ceiling in my dream. At first, I was curious about what was that, so I went for a check, it seemed like it was scaring another girl in the moment, but suddenly it turned to me, and that scared me. It asked me to give one of my dolls to it, my lovely huge rose-bear, and I refuse immediately. It talked to me in mind, not from any voice. And because the dream was so real, that I can't help but thinking about it. In the end of the dream, I was grabbed by a hand, and I screamed. I noticed that it was only a dream, but I couldn't wake up, I even couldn't move my hands or legs. That scared me a lot. So I think, is it possible that the guard of the doll is weaker and weaker, so it wanna change its vessel.

      Thank you.

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      jainaba 3 years ago

      huh, my little sis has a doll exactly like this ... uh-oh ( runs to the house)

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      TripHawkins 3 years ago

      How do these paranormal "experts" know that a "spirit" can't possess an object?

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      Harleigh 3 years ago

      Well, I wasn't planning on sleeping anyway.

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      Annabelle 3 years ago

      Im kinda scared of myself becaudse my name is Annabelle :D

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      efeyas 3 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Hi Jackie! It was actually mentioned in The Conjuring but I agree, it deserves a movie all to itself!!!

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      @jackie_be_lucky 3 years ago

      wow they should make a movie about the doll!!!!(:

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      Paige 3 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Wow. I've always had doll/clown issues. The scene in Poltergeist where the clown chokes the brother freaks me out to this day. Annabelle is just one more reason to keep those little freaks out of the house! lol

      Great page, voted up and interesting!

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      Morgan Kisiel 3 years ago

      i have a doll, that moves, just like annabelle does. everything that i read about her is just like what rosa, my doll, does. i locked her in a trunk that i have in my room, because i was scared to leave her out at night, and the next morning, i found her sitting on top of the trunk staring at me, with the lock in her hand. I knew that noone had done it cause i live alone.

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      Elizabeth Parker 3 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Finally saw the movie and it lived up to its great reviews. I actually was scared...and I haven't been scared by a horror movie in a very long time!

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      becca 3 years ago

      the doll is in a glass case, the doll could still harm people. plesae think about it.

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      KenWu 3 years ago from Malaysia

      Just learned about this Annabelle doll from the movie 'Conjuring' which also based on true story. I never like such dolls or any doll to be around me, they make me fell eerie.

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      efeyas 3 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thank you everyone for reading and insightful comments. I'm glad you enjoyed this info! I also would like to see The Conjuring, jenslibra how was it??? Also, if you like Annabelle check out my hub on Robert the haunted doll! I was actually able to see him in person when I was down in Key West. The pictures were taken when I was there :)

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      Toy Tasting 3 years ago from Mumbai

      Thanks for sharing the information :)

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      tvs290 3 years ago from India,bangalore

      A true story, which I believe. These kind of thinks really happen but we should fear them because our fear is their strength.

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      Jessica Marello 3 years ago from United States

      I remember hearing about this doll, but it was great to read the whole story behind it. You won't catch me buying especially old or antique items at yard sales anytime soon! Voted up.

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      Vivian-tmt-hnp 3 years ago from USA.

      7:56am Saturday 20 July 2013

      What an amazing!

      I wish some day I can see Annabell at the Warren Occult Museum in Moodus, Conneticut.

      Thank for your wonderful story

      Vivian

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      Elizabeth Parker 3 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Very spooky! I enjoyed this thoroughly! Voted up.

      jenslibra- I want to see that movie. How was it?

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      jenslibra 3 years ago

      Enjoyed the article! I just saw The Conjuring, based on Ed & Lorraine Warren, and the film briefly depicts the Annabelle. Your background info is very interesting.

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      Mel Carriere 3 years ago from San Diego California

      You've given me interesting things to think about right before bedtime. I am surprised this has never been made into a Hollywood movie. As far as evil dolls are concerned we of course had Chuckie, but this seems much more eerie than that because it has a ring of truth to it. Great hub!

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      Aimster 3 years ago

      Agreed Rachelle Horton--how does that flimsy glass case hold it when doors, walls, locks, etc couldnt??

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      13023 3 years ago

      Great story. My friends made a video of the Annabelle Story.

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      efeyas 4 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thanks, Lost Duchman!

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      homrui 4 years ago

      oooooooo,

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      Patrick Bernauw 4 years ago from Flanders (Belgium)

      Was already here (as Kilroy) to say your haunted dolls series is... wow! Just wanted to say it again... and pinnedit!

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      abby miller 4 years ago

      that scared me what about ROBERT

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      Jainaba Drammeh 4 years ago

      I have this doll to but i just found out this doll is haunted

      whenn i tried to find it and get rid of it i couldn't find it

      :(

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      Rachelle Horton 4 years ago

      The story is just a teeny bit confusing. The doll now sits encased to keep it from harming people yet it was able to freely go from room to room even though the doors were locked?

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      NYJ 4 years ago

      You people have got to be kidding me...I'm stupefied

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      annonomus 4 years ago

      what was the last name of Anngie and Lou... otherwise a great page

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      opfja 4 years ago

      wow that so scary i had a raggedy ann doll and it followed me around and one time i threw it away and some how it got back in my room so i took it to the burn pile and started a fire and burned it. i went back to my room it was there again so i cut it open and something red and runny came out i screemed and put the doll in a bag snd put it in a trash can i never saw that doll again.

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      Bradynn Jones 4 years ago

      This is totally real and it scared me when I saw it on mysteries at the museum

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      efeyas 4 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      I have yet to experience living in a haunted house but I can imgaine how scary it could get! A possessed Kiss figure would be cool....it would just lick you to death! lol Thanks for reading and commenting daskittlez69 :)

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      daskittlez69 4 years ago from midwest

      This is the 1st time I read about "Annabelle". Makes you think twice about buying gifts for your children. I grew up in a haunted house and hated almost every minute of it. I remember my brother giving me one of his Kiss figures, and he told me it had the power to protect me. I would prefer that to having it be the one that was possessed. Thanks for the hub.

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      Shawntae 4 years ago

      CreePy aaaaaaaaaa

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      Lady Summerset 4 years ago from Willingboro, New Jersey

      This was a good read and an interesting story.

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      jennzie 4 years ago from Lower Bucks County, PA

      I haven't really read into the Annabelle doll story until now. I remember my sister and I had two large dolls that looked kinda like Annabelle that hung on the wall in our bedroom. Creepy when I think about it!

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      efeyas 4 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      LOL I agree! Dolls are super creepy. I never had one, not even Barbies! Thanks!

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      manofmystery24 4 years ago

      Nice work on this hub! My solution for this doll: Ammo, and lots of it. Or my friends solution: Large tub of cement and dump into large body of water. Voted up! P.S. I hate dolls.

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      drew 4 years ago

      holy crap i live 2 towns away from that thing

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      Jose Prado 4 years ago from Miami, Florida

      What they should have done was remove the spirit from the doll and banish it then cleanse it. I disagree with the notion that inanimate beings (not 'objects') can not be possessed. All things have a soul and are sentient not just humans or animals. Leaving that poor creature possessed is no less cruel than leaving a human or an animal possessed.

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      efeyas 4 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Cortlin, thanks for reading!

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      Cortlin 4 years ago

      Yo this article is real I watched it on a show called mysterys at the museum. Shit is scary!

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      jonet 4 years ago

      Did some one have a key to the apartment with alot of good laughs.

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      As did I Michelle. I agree I enjoyed it as well. Thanks for reading!

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      Michelle 5 years ago

      Happen to catch this piece on the travel channels,"Mysterys at the Museum"

      Awesome loved it.

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      gone 5 years ago

      didn't they make a movie on the doll that's not haunted but yeah like in what 1997 I'm not sure of the year but yeah nice reading love it

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      Ashley 5 years ago

      My friends mom has a ton of these scattered around her house, and she has one that looks exactly like Annabelle. Ive always been afraid of them (dolls scare me haha) and this just adds to that. I know its not real, but still. Haha(:

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      jaymii 5 years ago

      wow that was incredible. i loved it thanks for the storie my mom kept telling me about a doll now i know what doll shew ment,creepy part is i have a movie about a doll named annabell n looks just like that doll. =)

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thank you FribzRay!

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      FribzRay 5 years ago

      This is a true story as well as many other strange and very interesting stories of possession. I love it :)

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thank you Darline!

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      strawberrynight1 5 years ago from Los Angeles Area

      This is creepy, but fasinating. Darline

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      Sugar 5 years ago

      wow...quite and interesting story.

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      sid891chris That would have been nice to see in person! Thanks for reading :)

      Ashlee, I believe they keep the case locked :) Thanks for commenting!

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      ashlee 5 years ago

      How do they manage to keep the doll from leaving the glass box

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      sid891chris 5 years ago

      Just now I visted connecticut. now I just noitce that I just walk by 'Annabelle the rag doll'.

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Realist BACK FOR MORE I SEE :) Hmmm...I am beggining to think you secretly enjoy my hubs or just like to put something down because your little brain doesn't have the capacity to understand it ???? Too bad really....tisk, tisk. Although, if you can disprove this hub (rather than put it down) I am more than willing to listen :)

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      Realist 5 years ago

      Unlike you, reading isn't a lot of work for me, nor is commenting on it. This "hub" was actually sent to me by a friend who thought it was hilariously stupid. Nevertheless he's pretty spot on. It kept me laughing, especially when I read the comments :) LOL OMG TTYL8R

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Realist LOL I find your comment humorous, not only because you read this hub but took the time to comment on it! That's a lot of work for something you don't believe in :)

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thanks for reading Margarita and Prissie!

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      Realist 5 years ago

      I feel bad for anyone who actually believes this stuff... Hopefully you're all in elementary school so you have an excuse.

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      prissie. 5 years ago

      i am terrified.! gosh this stinks/:

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      Margarita 5 years ago

      I like these kind of info about haunted things. even though sometimes they scare me. but i still like it. i like the supernatural stuff

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      efeyas 5 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      JY3502 you should still do it! We could linkup :) I am in the process of writing about cursed dolls....if I ever finish it! Wish I could pump out well defined and interesting hubs as quickly as you do. Thanks for reading my hub!

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      John Young 5 years ago from Florence, South Carolina

      Pretty good little tale there. But, I was thinking of writing about this soon. Oh well!!

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      malik 5 years ago

      i really like this story i just went 2 c insidious and ever since ghost stories have been my thing

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      Mrs. J. B. 6 years ago from Southern California

      This was fabulous... I loved it.

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      efeyas 6 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Laurie thats an interesting story! I also had one myself when I was younger and nope, no stories like this from it. I think your safe!

      Rozar, thanks for your comment...they are very hard to come by...an orignal anyways :)

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      Rozar 6 years ago

      Interesting article :)

      I've always wanted an original Raggedy Anne Doll... and still do.

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      Laurie 6 years ago

      Ok I woke up this morning to my boy friend saying "why the crap do you have this doll in your house?!" He was holding up my Ragged Ann doll (same size as the one in the story) He went into telling this story and finally showed it to me...Wow what a story luckily Ive had this doll since I was 7 and nothings ever happened like that!

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      efeyas 6 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thanks for your comments erika and Just A Voice!

      KAteri Moonraiser-Wow that must be very scary for you not having someone to confide in about your abilities. I wish you all the best and hope that you find a way to harness your gift. :)

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      kateri moonraiser 6 years ago

      scary...im a 14 yr old medium but i cnt tell my parents(they dont belive) and i have a porcelain doll that moves place to place...

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      Just A Voice 6 years ago

      Very creepy, and from such an innocent doll. Thank goodness I have no Ragged Ann dolls in my possession.

      Very good read:)

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      erika 6 years ago

      woooo i loved that story and it is so creepy and i would not love to see the doll in person uuugh that would be just scare

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      efeyas 6 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      LOL I know clown dolls and vantriloquist dummies freak me out. I remember my mom used to keep a vantriloquist dummy on the porch at the front of the house when I was young. I asked her "what is wrong with you? Are you trying to scare the living daylights out of me?" I was 8. LOL Thanks for stopping by outdoors guy!

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      outdoorsguy 6 years ago from Tenn

      nice.. Got the chills when I read about it attacking the guy LOL. Raggedy dolls and clown dolls are two things that should be banned anyway. LOL

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      Gaby 6 years ago

      I read something almost the same as this but even creepier!!! look up ROBERT THE DOLL!!!!!!!

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      Ruby dedios  6 years ago

      This is a scary story that made me scared

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      abychic 6 years ago

      wow that is creey you dont find dolls like that about eanymore do you? might be for the best...

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      efeyas 7 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      MagicStarER:

      Thanks so much for the compliment! I'm sure you have nothing to worry about with the teddies! Thanks for stopping by :)

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      MagicStarER 7 years ago from Western Kentucky

      OMG! When I was little, I did not like dolls, for this very reason - I was afraid they could move around at night while I was sleeping... I like Teddy Bears, though - none of them have been haunted, have they? Hope not... You are really a good writer, and doing great here! Congratulations! :)

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      efeyas 7 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thanks Alessia! The doll itself is very interesting. I would like to find out what it has been up to lately!

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      Alessia Amnesia 7 years ago from Iowa

      I want to go to Moodus, Connecticut to see this doll now. Very interesting hub. I read it twice.

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      efeyas 7 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Hi Bernadette:

      This is a really interesting story! Kinda creepy but interesting none the less! Thanks for your comment.

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      bernadette 7 years ago

      i love that book

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      annabelle 7 years ago

      my names annabelle!

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      efeyas 7 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Lost Ditchman & Chefaija so glad you like it! Thanks for stopping by :)

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      chefaija 7 years ago

      Spooky I loved it

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      Patrick Bernauw 7 years ago from Flanders (Belgium)

      Wow! What a great hub! I love these haunted doll stories (& hauntings in general!)

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      efeyas 7 years ago from Some Sunny Beach, USA

      Thanks Myra636 I am sure he will have a great time! And thanks to all who commented :)

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      jacobkuttyta 7 years ago from Delhi, India

      nice reading.

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      B.C. BOUTIQUE 7 years ago

      You are an awesome writer, I very much enjoy your work and will continue to check for more as days go by.

      BLESSED BE my SISTER

      Kerry-Lynn

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      myra636 7 years ago from Viginia

      I love to read ghost stories thanks, Hope you husband has a great time in Hatteras I miss going there in some ways but in others I do not it has become to popular, to many big beach houses and things.

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