The True Story Behind The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

7. A Haunting

The Conjuring The Devil Made Me Do it
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Upon returning to their family home, David Glatzel described in detail the old man's appearance to his family. The boy's mother Judy found this particularly out-of-character as her son was dyslexic and didn't usually articulate well, and so immediately believed him.

David claimed to see the old man standing at the end of the family's driveway, and described visions in which he saw the entity flying through the air and over the trees from the rental property to his own home.

The entire family later reported loud scratching sounds emitting from inside the walls of their home as David began to shout that the Old Man was present and would spend hours whispering to the boy in Latin.

The entity later appeared to David as he lay in bed, this time its withered faced was charred black and it walked on cloven feet. As it leaned over his bed and cackled maniacally, David allegedly began to scream that "the Beast" was trying to "take his soul."


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