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Haunting makes for scary work

Register • Jun 3, 2013 at 9:00 AM



I walked in through the glass doors expecting to face zombies, monsters and aliens. 

Instead, I came across something else entirely. A place for family fun.

For my second On The Job assignment as a Register intern, filling in for reporter Melissa Topey, who is on vacation, I helped out at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center on Milan Road in Sandusky.

Rather than working alongside ghosts and goblins, I started my shift in the kitchen with Brandy Traylor, who has worked for the center since June 2012.

I had to make sure the kitchen had all varieties of potato chips and candy stocked for customers. After gathering the snacks from the back stockroom, I went through the chips and clipped them on a display rack so customers could pick out their favorite flavors.

As soon as I finished replenishing the supply of foods, I came across someone’s worst nightmare. Although I was at a place that has been recognized nationally for its haunts, it wasn’t someone dressed up with a mask yielding a knife. It was a heaping pile of dishes.

Did Brandon get stuck with kitchen work or did he get goblin training? Get today's Register to find out. Click here for the ePaper, for home delivery or buy the Register daily at a newsstand near you.

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