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Starting at the age 14, I have seen my Aunt Carmen act strangely. To start, she is handicapped. I always thought that maybe she was talking to her self because of her disorder. One day my mother suggested that my Aunt and my Grandma should come and live with us. We were all hesitant, meaning my sisters and I, because we never understood my Aunt. She always seemed “weird” when we were near her. My Grandma decided to move in with my Aunt. Since we were a room short, I offered for my Aunt to sleep in my room until my Dad was able to build another room for them. After about two months or so, my Aunt started to claim she saw witches and that they were going to kill her. She would scream and cry, telling us that the witches were flying over her head. We all wondered why she was making up such silly stories. We always suggested that we should take her to see a doctor, but my Grandma always made excuses for her. Till one day, my family and I were sitting in my living room ! and my aunt was in my room and we heard a loud crashing noise with a lot of glass breakage. We all ran Continue...

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