When you’re different, it’s useful having a job that’s compatible with your circumstances. I can’t go out in sunlight. 

No, I’m not a vampire. I always get teased about that. With my pale skin that blisters within minutes of going out in sunlight, it’s an easy assumption to make. I could cover up, but that gets way too hot.

I have this condition called Xeroderma Pigmentosum. The thing, though, that makes me perfect for my job, is my extreme sensitivity to the spirit world.

Hi, I’m Callie Simms; I’m a ghost hunter. I help lost souls in finding their peace.

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo (@lotchie-carmelo)
8 months ago

This is the perfect story for the theme “different”. But honestly, I feel scared when I read the words “ghost hunter”. My hair skin is all standing when I read that. hehehehe 🙂 funny me. Another nice story, Carrie. Good job.

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo (@lotchie-carmelo)
4 months ago
Reply to  Carrie OLeary

You’re welcome, Carrie. That’s quite a scary experience, if anyone has it.

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Fuji
Fuji (@fuji)
8 months ago

Great story, Carrie! Maybe Callie Simms will drop in again to share some of her experiences. Sounds like quite a gal!

Linda Rock
Linda Rock (@linda-rock)
8 months ago

What a unique and interesting character Carrie. Your story reads like the opening chapter of a novel. So much potential here. Great job!

Marianna Pieterse
Marianna Pieterse (@marianna-pieterse)
8 months ago

This is fascinating and keeps your attention from the first line. Well done, Carrie!

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Julie Harris
Julie Harris (@julie-harris)
8 months ago

Great story, Carrie, and perhaps not as fictional as we might think! I have a friend who works with a group from the Rhine Research Center, a parapsychology research center, at Duke University. Their group works with people who have experienced such things as out-of-body episodes, levitation, communicating with spirits and so on. The stories they hear are often amazing, and sometimes proven to be true!

Eric Radcliffe
Eric Radcliffe (@eric-radcliffe)
8 months ago

You rose a couple of spirits with this story Carrie!

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Daisy Blacklock
Daisy Blacklock (@daisy-blacklock)
8 months ago

A very unique story. The ending was a brilliant way to tie off your intriguing story. Good job!

Daisy Blacklock
Daisy Blacklock (@daisy-blacklock)
8 months ago
Reply to  Carrie OLeary

 ?  I look forward to reading it!

Christer Norrlof
Christer Norrlof (@christer-norrlof)
7 months ago

You managed to get my sympathy for Callie, Carrie! (What a nice coincidence with the similar names!) I wish her luck in her important mission to help lost souls to find peace. I wish there were more ghost therapists in the world and I am sure she will have many interesting stories to tell in the future.

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