For the first time, the Leutners talk about the horrific day their 12-year-old daughter was stabbed 19 times., and how she is recovering from the traumatic injuries. Her friends are accused of stabbing her to please "Slenderman", the internet hoax.
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From internet hoax to urban legend to real life danger, ABC News has your coverage of the Slender Man saga. The chilling tale began with two 12-year-old girls who stabbed a classmate 19 times in the woods of Waukesha, Wisconsin while at a sleepover. The girls claim they were trying to please the online demonic creature, Slender Man. See the slender man interrogation, and interviews surrounding the slender man stabbing case. Originating as an internet meme Slender Man is a fictional character known for his tall and thin stature, featureless face that appears from myth to abduct and traumatize those that summon him through the Slender Man game. Stay tuned for all the updates on the slender man stabbing, and how slenderman turned from an urban myth to an internet meme and now cult phenomena.
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