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Remembering the Hunt County haunted house

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“Bells started ringin’ and chains rattled loud, I knew I’d moved in a haunted house.”— ‘Haunted House’ song lyrics, recorded by Jumping Gene Simmons 1964.The old house was charming, even in stages of ruin. An elegant twostory with dormers. Paint gone so long that it was impossible to tell what color it might have been. Probably white. Nearly all houses were painted white the last time this one enjoyed any.Weathered gray boards hung from the eaves. Some by a nail and a miracle. Broken windows allowed remnants of curtains to wave in the wind. Birds freely flew in and out.A ...

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