Halloween story for youngsters

Write a ghost story of less than 2000 words that can be read aloud to children ages 6 to 12 during the Halloween season. Language must be age appropriate, but the choice of topic is up to the writer.
SUGGESTION: Polish it and correct it based upon the critiques from FanStory and give it to an elementary school teacher you may know, or offer to read it to a class yourself.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently 32.00 member dollars. There are only 2 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 40.00 member dollars. In this contest at least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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The voting booth will include this summary of the contest:

    These stories are written for children ages 6-12 and must be age appropriate. It must be fewer than 2,000 words. The choice of topic is a Halloween story that can be read to children, but the content is up to the writer.

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