The evil man in Eriann Day’s life disappeared after she moved into her new apartment.
He had a beard, carried a knife and had followed the 22-year-old Vancouver woman for months. She was homeless, but he would tap on the window of wherever she was staying. He wanted in.
“It is hard for me to understand it as a hallucination. No one else could see him, but for me, he is as real as the toes on my feet,” said Ms. Day, a 22-year-old with schizophrenia, a serious psychiatric illness.