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Sleepy Hollow: Does Friday the 13th Bring Bad Luck?

SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. – Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown are no strangers to scary stories thanks to famous resident Washington Irving, but how many residents fear Friday the 13th?

Today it's Friday the 13th, one of only three in 2012.

Will you be taking extra caution today because bad luck is more likely to come your way? We're sure some of our readers have compelling stories about why they've come to believe today is the day to skip work, stay inside and pray no black cats walk their way. Or do you think the idea of bad luck is just a myth? Can there really be a reason to fear the date 13, especially when it falls on a Friday? Maybe you've seen too many good things happen on Friday the 13th to believe the myth.

Take our poll, and then let us know what you think in the comments below.