From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:27:42 -0400 Archived: Sat, 12 Oct 2013 12:27:42 -0400 Subject: Man Says 1973 UFO Incident Turned Life Upside Down Source: NewYorkDailyNews.Com http://tinyurl.com/kbq39b8 Friday, October 11, 2013 Man Says 1973 UFO Incident Turned Life Upside Down The Associated Press Calvin Parker Jr. has never come to terms with what he still says was a meeting with gray, crab-clawed creatures on the banks of the Pascagoula River forty years ago Friday. PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Charles Hickson never regretted the notoriety that came his way after he told authorities he encountered an unidentified flying object and its occupants 40 years ago on the banks of the Pascagoula River. Until his death in 2011, Hickson told his story to anyone who would listen. But 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 [More at site... ] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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