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July 20, 2010 - 7:21 AM

I've been driving past BG almost every day since the early seventies, and no "ghost house" have I seen, though the area was part of a larger settlement that has faded into history.

Recall there used to be an old service station at the bend in the road on Midlothian Turnpike and Justamere Road, near Jack Gibbons.

It's odd, but I had no fear of spirits, but the strange-o ones that left the still burning votive candle raise the hairs on my neck.

The abandoned well and the clearing in the forest preserve remind me of the Blair Witch Project.

One time, as a prank, near Halloween, I was driving late at night just west of BG and all of a sudden there was a ghostly figure at the side of the road. With my heart in my throat I realized after passing it that some teenager was having some fun. But for a moment....

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