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this house always interested me..the yard was filled with junk..old cars..and other junk..it gave the appearence of being abandoned but someone clearly lived there

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the area became prime real estate..mcmansions went up and taxes went up..i knew this houses wouldent last....i went by and saw it was finally emptyIMG_7938_zpszdqruwqn.jpg~original

the 1st floor was a neat gloomy  house

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rooms that feel like a horror movie

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all the lights hung poorly..surpised there wasent a fir from them..IMG_7946_zpsn0x15ozd.jpg~original

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see more of that in a bit

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upstairs'

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the upstairs was nthing but an attic...no bedrooms or bathroom..this was a single floor home..

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basement

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a wood burning heater...thats an old way to heat a house

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the last thing still hanging that shows the personality of the owner

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odd old stained glass

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not sure what that is...

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..the dead and prarie home companion

 

There are a few male voices caught inside one seems like another lanuage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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