Skip to comments.Man says 1973 UFO incident turned life upside down
Posted on 10/16/2013 6:54:55 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Calvin Parker Jr., the other man present for one of the most high-profile UFO cases in American history, has never come to terms with what he still says was a visit with gray, crab-clawed creatures from somewhere else. He says the encounter on Oct. 11, 1973, turned his life upside down.
"This is something I really didn't want to happen," Parker told The Associated Press as the 40th anniversary of the encounter approached.
Parker was unnerved by initial crush of unwelcome attention, with newsmen and UFO enthusiasts overrunning Walker Shipyard, where he and Hickson worked. He tried to dodge the spotlight for decades, moving frequently before returning to Mississippi's Gulf Coast in recent years.
The incident made headlines, sparked a wave of UFO sightings nationwide and became one of the most widely examined cases on record. Skeptics ranged from the deputies who first interviewed the men to an author who sought to poke holes in the story, and Parker himself has had conflicting thoughts about whether he was visited by aliens or demons.
Parker, now 58, was 18 when he went fishing with Hickson on a tranquil Thursday night after work.
As they dangled their lines without much luck, the two said a UFO with blue lights swooped down.
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I reeeaally hate when fishing gets interrupted.
He’s had to make some adjustments.
He lives in Australia now.
Normally I wouldn't put too much credence in such stories, but...
I had an incident in 1990 with a beautiful north korean spy. Pretty sure aliens were around somewhere.
The moral should be, "be careful what you drop" or better still avoid dropping anything at all.
To mArs or from mars? We need to see a real birth certificate to know for sure but maybe that’s what he’s hiding ?
The aliens turned him upside down to insert the probe.
Or dispatched him from the saucer with the head foremost.
I wouldn’t put it past those blue light saucers.
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