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Tuesday, June 7, 2005

VIEWS FROM THE STREET

Do you believe in ghosts?


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Yuma Tejima
Engineer, 29
I do, but I haven't seen one yet. There used to be a person who had a strong feeling that she could see ghosts. Her name was Aiko Gibo. I wanted to meet her but she died.

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Alex Frost
NGO, 26
Yes. I've had experience with them, but not a visual sign. I believe it's just an energy field and a lot of it is human imagination. But I never feel things in the city or around man-made things.

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Andrew Lee
Art director, 27
A house I lived in was rumored to be haunted. I forgot my key once so I banged the door. I heard footsteps and saw the handle turn. It was either my friends or "the ghost" but they still swear it wasn't them.

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Nova Wade
PR, 31
I did have a strange experience. I was lying in bed and there was a man with a yellow polo shirt and a crew cut and he was menacing. I couldn't go upstairs for a week.

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Todd Springer
Engineer, 28
Yes. I've searched for but haven't seen one. Hachioji castle is supposed to be haunted, so we went there at 1 a.m. to check it out, but we didn't find anything. There were other people there too.

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Chizuru Kaneko
Administrator, 26
Yes, but I've never seen one. Although my grandmother said she saw one when she was young. It was in a kimono, a woman with no legs. In Japan, ghosts don't have legs.



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