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No Mirror Facing You When You Sleep

Context: The collector interviewed the informant (as XZ) for superstitions. The informant is a USC student from Los Angeles. Her parents are from China. The conversation was in the collector’s dorm room When the informant saw a mirror on the collector’s bookshelf, she came up with the following folk belief.     Main Piece: Never… Continue Reading »

An apartment is found haunted by reflection on the window

Context The informant grew up in Beijing. We were discussing ghost stories when she brought out this story. Content A man bought a new apartment. It was on the first floor. Outside the window is the garden, a small grassland in a residential district. He said that when the apartment was being furnished, he often… Continue Reading »