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dead friend comes back as grasshopper

by jaybee02 on July 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

One of my very close friends lost their fiancé in a car accident. A few months later a pesky grasshopper kept entering her house and then she was cleaning out her stuff out of a storage shed and there on their couch was a grasshopper. A grasshopper continuley visits us at work for the past 3 years. we believe our friend is a now grasshopper.


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