She is now screaming for all to hear on nearly a daily basis. Her screams happened without warning and at anytime of the day. They sounded as if they are coming from the back part of the house or in the back part of the hallway. They were terrifying.
We were at a loss and even though we're scared at this new development; we're numb to everything that is happening around us. The spoon is disappearing and reappearing as if it has a mind of it's own, she's screaming whenever she wants too, we're smelling cigarette and pipe smoke, and Jennifer & the girls are getting sick. We're scared and feel hopeless.
Up to this point, the screams have only happened while it's only us in the house. But one Spring afternoon that changed as she made her presence known to others outside the family. It was Prom season and Chloe was helping other girls with their hair and make up. There were a lot of teenage girls at our house and, as Chloe was doing a girls hair, it happened. She screamed. It was a longer scream than her normal one and sounded different. It was like she was mad and jealous. The look on the girl's faces were a combination of curiosity and horror. "what...was...that?" one asked. So we had to explain and that was followed by about a 1,000 other questions.
It's was difficult to explain everything that we had been experiencing so we decided it was best to leave some of the details out. We live in a small town so word of this getting out could have some negative effects on all of us as it could have turned us into a curiosity and novelty. That was something we just didn't want to deal with.
Now that she has exposed herself to others, she started getting braver in her actions. She was opening & closing doors, moving things, and was continuing to work on her trademark screams. It had gotten to the point that Heidi and Emi would not sleep in their rooms and didn't want to be alone.
Even though others had heard it, it was still difficult for some to believe. A witness is just someone who tells others what they experienced. You can choose to believe or not to believe, it was evidence that we needed to truly get help but we were too scared to do anything for fear of just pissing her off more.
By complete accident we got what we needed one early Fall afternoon. Emi was making homemade Reese's Peanut Butter cups and like all kids these days, she felt the need to document herself. With Emi in the kitchen and Jennifer & I watching TV in the living, she screamed. I immediately ran into the kitchen and realized that Emi was recording. We played it back and there she was; the woman who has been tormenting us. We could see Emi's reaction when she heard it.
I'm going to end this blog with the actual video from that day. It's the same video we sent to The Dead Files when we submitted our story. The scream happens at approximately the 10 second mark. This is what we were dealing with but it was going to get much worse.