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Boise's Link To The UFO World

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 07:34:52 -0500
Archived: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 07:34:52 -0500
Subject: Boise's Link To The UFO World

Source: BoiseWeekly.Com


Tue, Jan 10, 2012

Boise's Link To The UFO World
by Andrew Crisp

It was June 24, 1947. Boise businessman and pilot Kenneth Arnold
was circling the skies above Washington. He was looking for the
downed wreckage of a military plane and perhaps the government's
$5,000 reward for finding the site.

"A bright light lit up the surface before his airplane," his
daughter Kim Arnold told Boise Weekly. "It was so bright, it was
like a welder's arc."

In an interview with a Pendleton, Ore., reporter, Kenneth Arnold
described nine bright-blue flying objects. He would describe
them as like saucers skipping across water. When the story went
to press the next day, the term "flying saucer" was
born=97creating skeptics and supporters alike.

"They do exist and they are out there, and so many people have
validated their existence," she said. "They=92ve been here since
mankind has been here. [My father] just happened to be the man
to give 'em a name."

Whether you buy the story or not, Arnold launched the "modern
UFO movement," according to his daughter, the 57-year-old
president of SAUCERS Inc. On Monday, Jan. 16, she will talk
about her father's legacy on Coast to Coast with George Noory
and at the annual Women's UFO Symposium in Glen Rose, Texas, in

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