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Unformatted text preview: Krystian LaFave 10/20/2007 EN 111 As you step on the property, you get a sense of fright. The scene is a dark cloudy night with a very slim amount of stars in the sky; the smell of pine, woods, and fresh water fills your nose as you stealthy walk across the neglected lawn. You step on shattered glass and find many pieces of broken man made materials such as a microwave that has been dumped there and a battered love seat that looks as though it had been smashed with a hammer. You want to climb in the building, but unfortunately it’s not possible because it is boarded up. Then, slowly you come to your senses and realize that looking around at the establishment is much more of an exciting thing than not being able to see it at all. When you look inside you see a broken down couch, a chair placed in the center of a room, as though someone carefully put it in that place, and graffiti on the walls. The Holy Family Hope Orphanage of Marquette is the slightly alarming building that I speak of. The building has been shut off from public for forty-two years, and every year there are young adults who brave it out, in search of becoming their own soldier and find themselves climbing the six story building to find out if the haunting rumors are true or myth. Though the chill factor of the whole idea of the Orphanage being haunted has...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course EN 111 taught by Professor Mills during the Fall '07 term at N. Michigan.
- Fall '07