Growing up in Louisiana, I was told many stories by family members to frighten me or to straighten me up. The one story I was deathly afraid of was the Rougarou. I still swear to this day I saw him at my grandmother's house as a child.

I found more horrifying folklore that has circulated for generations. It will be up to you to determine if you think these are fact or fiction.

Check Out These Louisiana Folklore Stories

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