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Woman finds hidden room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment

Have you ever wanted to discover a hidden room? If you say you haven’t, stop lying.

Ever since the Harry Potter era, where kids grew up watching a magical castle with moving staircases, real-life pictures, and random rooms, I think it’s safe to say that most of us are fascinated with hidden rooms.

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But have you ever seen one? Unfortunately, I don’t think many of us can say that we have.

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However, that’s where Tik Tok comes in. When one of us finds a hidden room, like Samantha Hartsoe [1], we all find a hidden room.

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Hartsoe finds a hidden room in NYC apartment

If you’ve been wondering what it’s like to be that lucky person to come across something as amazing like, I don’t know… a HIDDEN ROOM… then I have the perfect thing for you.

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Hartsoe lives in a New York City apartment with a couple of roommates. Not going to lie; that sounds like a pretty typical living situation to have in your early adulthood years. But just wait…

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It started with the bathroom mirror

There was something off with Hartsoe’s bathroom mirror. In fact, there was more than something off; there was a significant amount of cold air come out from behind it.

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You could say Hartsoe was taken aback by this, but I think that would be an understatement. We’ve all hear sounds in the night or thought we saw something that really ends up being a coat we hung up that resembled a person. But cold wind? Could you imagine?

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Of course, Hartsoe did what any other 20-something would do in this situation. Open Tik Tok and record the whole thing.

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Is there a hidden room behind the mirror?

If you think there is a hidden room behind the mirror, you would be wrong. However, if you think there’s a hidden APARTMENT behind the mirror, then DING DING DING, we have a winner!!

Yes, you read that right – an apartment!

At first, when the mirror was taken off the wall, it just looked like an electrical hole. However, Hartsoe saw past the few wires to see that there was a whole room back there.

Of course, Hartsoe had to check it out, so she squeezed herself through the small hole only to discover it wasn’t just one room; it was a whole apartment.

Would you be scared if you found a hidden room?

I’m not going to lie, hearing about this sounds exhilarating but aren’t there a lot of horror movies that start this way? Like, I don’t know… Candyman?

There have also been things that have gone the wrong IRL from finding hidden rooms. For instance, A woman in 1987 was murdered because burglars entered through her bathroom window.

To see the four-part series of Hartsoe’s discovery watch this.

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Sources

  1. CREEPY: Woman finds hidden room behind bathroom mirror in her NYC apartment.” Fox 5. Emily Van Riet. March 5, 2021.
  2. Secret New York apartment found behind bathroom mirror on TikTok – BBC News.” Youtube. BBC News. March 9, 2021.
  3. Tik Tok
Chloe Crawford
Freelance Writer
Chloe Crawford is a communications associate for TD Insurance. Before this role, Chloe pursued her honors undergraduate degree in business communications from Brock University. Chloe takes pride in her storytelling abilities – specifically the impact her advice articles, and her articles about Indigenous issues have made.
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