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People Break Down The Scariest True Stories They Know
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Everyone obsessed with true crime doesn't really grasp the idea of... True Crime.

Do we?

It's not a movie.

This could be us.

Horror is happening all around us.

Maybe that's why slasher movies do so well.

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People Who Have Narrowly Avoided Being Murdered Share Their Experiences
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It's the spooky time of year where horror and gore are all around us. In movies, shows, and campfire stories, we share the most gruesome tales to scare one another.

But when you're faced with real life horror, that's a different stories.

In a 2019 study from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime found chances of falling victim to a homicide worldwide are about 6 in 100,000.

So we went to Reddit to know what it's like to narrowly escape a murder.

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People Share The Absolute Worst Possible Ways To Be Rejected
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Facing rejection when asking somebody out is never pleasant. But there's no denying that some people let you down easier than others.

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"The truth will set you free, but first it'll piss you off"

Have truer words ever been spoken? Especially at the beginning of a song? Probably not. But the thing about truth is that sometimes, no matter how hard we try, it's just not something we can ever really know.

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Life is often far more unbelievable than the stories we create. Look at out current political climate, if you had read about it in a fiction book you'd file it under science fiction. But that isn't a current reality, history is littered with wild tales and stories you think you'd have to see to believe. Thank God for historians and autobiographers. At this rate, when the aliens get here, Star Trek will a documentary.

Redditor u/SkunkytheSkunk7 wanted to know about some of the stories in history that sound like they might have been authored and not done in real time by asking.... What sounds like fiction but is actually a real historical event?

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