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What Thing Absolutely Terrified You As A Child?

No need to hide under the covers.

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Every little kid has something that scares the bejesus out of them.

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Sometimes their fears are rational, and sometimes they're a little more out there.

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Think back on your own childhood. Chances are, there was something that stalked your nightmares and made your skin crawl.

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Maybe the thought of ghosts made you run and hide...

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Or perhaps clowns brought tears to your eyes...

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Or maybe your fear was irrational, like how the flush of a toilet sounded like a monster was coming to get you.

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Share your childhood fear in the comments below and your bĂȘte noire just might end up in a future BuzzFeed post!


All fears are welcome, from the common to the kooky.

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