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Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest:…

Mexican Ghost Tales of the Southwest: Stories and Illustrations

by Alfred Avila

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This story is about a lot of diffrent scary stories. But i am ony going to talk about ony store called La Llorona.A long time ago in the old days there lived a women in mexico.Life was hard for her because her husband had died and he left her with three children.In time the children became a berden from the women.The mom La Lorona bet her kids and she didn't feed them she often left them by there selves to fend for themselves.One day she got tiered of hering them weeping and pleading for food,the women forced them in to a sack and dragged them to a nearby river swollen from the rains in the mountains.Although the children cried to there mother begging her to release them.As the women dragged the sack slowly to the waters edge,she can here her children cry out loud saying "please mother don't".Finally,the mother pushed the sack off the bank into the river with one quick move.She could her her chidren terrified screaming. So then when she left she was happy and she was free she said. then she keeped on her loose wicked life until she died and god took her soul and she stood before the all mighty.then god said ''you are to be pitied. not only have you sinned greatly during your time on earth but you committed the greatest sign ever you killed you kids so now you have to roam the river until you find all there bones no rest. then you will wander about crying until the end of the world''. stay away from the river you don't want her to find you in the dark beware. THE END ( )
  daniella11 | Oct 7, 2009 |
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Deliciously gory folktales that have been salvaged by Avila.
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