Who Is Slender Man? Fictional Horror Character Explained

Dr. Eric Newsom explains how this terrifying Internet-based character from fan fiction grew a massive cult-like following.
3:28 | 01/29/18

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Linder men from what I know news. Manning is the guy that was going around killing children. Times. Material I don't know some people every four weeks. Seen him before. DC NN out. Frame than windows and doors you see him over people's shoulders. What got people talking about the victory search but it was this colonel this sort of seed that. What's going on here. We know that's undermanned of ducks people. We have no idea what he does with them after that. This is taking all those kind of troop send terrified people. Paul person tailspin chemicals. You just suits my comes altogether is just immensely grieving. You have a wide range of people taking part in this you have this initial web series normal hornets for instance. We have college age students. Doing a lot of storytelling and with the onset of video games he saw the audience become much younger. Return. I haven't even seen that I don't like them. Every year every month almost sees someone with a new take on what he might do you work. What you might be up to. Yeah yeah. Wolf I'm got nonstop. Hoping that he's thrilled because they're easily influenced by anything. We check under our beds for. Some of Kentucky's. I'm not actually there he is the thing that we fear that we don't actually encounter.

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