‘The Shining’ hotel may be haunted for real

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DENVER — Bestselling author Stephen King found himself terrified after visiting the Stanley Hotel in Colorado.

His terror would inspire him to write “The Shining,” which would later become a classic film by Stanley Kubrick.

Henry Yau was visiting the real Stanley hotel and took a picture of  the staircase and lobby area.

By golly! I think I may have captured a #ghost at #StanleyHotel. #EstesPark

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He says no one was at the top of the stairs when he snapped the shot, but when he looked at the finished product he noticed something else.

A shadowy figure appears to be standing on the landing, by the railing.

He posted it online, with a red circle, to show the world the mystery.

Some are pointing out a second ghost next to the initial one that’s being described as a woman in period clothing.