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9 'Scary Stories' That Totally Scarred Us for Life

1. "High Beams"
Book: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Reason Why It Scared the Crap Out of Us: On her way home from the movies, a teenage girl notices a man in a truck following her. She tries to drive faster, but he just keeps on following her and flashing his high beams. When she gets home, she runs inside to call the police. When the police arrive, the man in the truck tells them that he was flashing his high beams because THERE WAS A MAN WITH A KNIFE IN THE GIRL'S BACK SEAT WHO WAS GOING TO STAB HER.