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What Irrational Fear Did You Live With As A Kid?

I was afraid of Abraham Lincoln, IDRK.

We were all kids once, and part of growing up was conquering our fears.


When we look back, some of those "fears" definitely seem a little ~irrational~.

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Maybe you once watched a TV show about US presidents becoming ghosts, so you spent your entire childhood terrified that Abraham Lincoln would appear in your bathroom.

20th Century Fox

Maybe that was just me, IDK!

Perhaps you were so afraid of the tooth fairy breaking into your bedroom that you literally COULD NOT FALL ASLEEP.


Or maybe you were terrified of diving into a pool because there could definitely be a shark in there.

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Tell us about your most irrational childhood fears in the DropBox below!


The best submissions could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video!