10 Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be True

10 Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be True

by | May 10, 2018

“Sometimes truth is more terrifying than fiction!”


At my primary school, it was well known that “penny”, the ghost of a young child, haunted the out-of-bounds area at the end of the play field. The tale was that she climbed up an old willow tree, and fell, breaking her neck. Sound familiar? Over the years, I’ve heard many others with similar stories about their old schools and colleges, each with their own spin on a terrible tragedy. From kids that drowned in pools and lakes, to haunted rooms and corridors. Yep, these are nothing more than urban legends, passed from person t person in order to frighten the listeners. Urban Legends are just a bit of fun but have become an important part of popular culture, offering insight into our fears and the state of society, Whilst the majority of urban legends are just make-believe, there are some that have a grounding in truth. WhatCulture have found 10 Urban Legends that are not as far fetched as you first though. 10 Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be True.



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