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These Photos Of A Snow-Covered Abandoned Mall Are Unbelievably Eerie

Photographer Seph Lawless captured an indoor winter wonderland.

Rolling Acres Mall, in Akron, Ohio, shuttered its doors in 2008.

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And photographer Seph Lawless has been documenting its decline and decimation ever since.

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Lawless recently returned to his hometown mall after a massive snowstorm, and discovered the interior of the space covered in snow.

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The weight of the snow caused skylights to collapse, and the interior space was radically transformed.

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"It was eerily quiet and beautiful as if the world had ended," Lawless told BuzzFeed Life.

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Lawless crept around in the snow to capture how the space had been given over to nature.

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Snow covered everything.

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Lawless said it felt like "I was inside a gigantic make-believe snow globe."

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For more of Lawless's dead mall explorations, head to his Facebook or Instagram.

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