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Occurred : 10/1/1966 19:00 (Entered as : 10/66 19:00)
Reported: 9/24/1998 12:32
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Edmonton (30 mi. east of, Hwy 16 East) (Canada), AB
Shape: Diamond
Duration:5 min
Unusual ights in distance. Approached until object overhead as wide as road and ditch. Bright lights, Turned head to find object in horizon. in horizon.

On Labor Day, 1966 we were travelling to Saskatchewan for the holiday on Hwy 16 E about 30 miles out of town. My husband, myself, son almost two and I was pregnant. Ahead we saw bright lights. Since the road was straight, it was unusual. We thought maybe a helecopter. We slowed down and approached the lights. As we got closer, we realized this object was very large and could not be anything we recognized. We were going very slow as we approached this object. It was very large. It was as wide as a two lane highway with a curb and the ditch as well. There were three rows of lights, the red being the most prominant. We were calm and not frightned by this. I was sitting up and looking up through the wind shield right under it and it was huge. I told my husband to stop the car which he did. I jumped out of the car, looked up and it was gone, and I could barely see it in the horizon. The colors of the lights are vague, perhaps yellow or white, and green or blue. The only sure color was red, for it seemed to be pulsing. There were maybe 6 to 8 ports with lights in each color and 3 rows. Less Rows on top to make the shape. The lights were the only thing that gave it shape. Like an upside down bowl. We continued on to Saskatchewan and mentioned it to my father and he had just read a book on UFO's and said it sounded like one. I had never heard of such a thing. Upon returning home to Alberta we ceased to talk about it, not to anyone, until one night a few months later, we had company, and we both realized that we had not told a sole. So, we did. Not long after this, both my husband and I were awoke in the middle of the night by a white light. The house was light up like a flourescent light. We lived by Half Moon Lake, and looked out to see what it could be. There was a full moon that night, and the moon was reflecting on the lake. The reflection of the moon was clear because it was a bit yellow, but there was another reflection, coming from where??? We phoned the Planitorium the next day to see if there had been a meterorite that night and they said no. It was a frightning night! After that, we basically left the experience alone. I was due to have my baby in January, and while I was having her, I had a dream where I went some where. It was so clear. There was someone talking to me and telling me why I had to go back. The doctors thought I may have had a near death experience, but I some- times wonder if it may have been from that experience. I did go to a doctor and went under Hypnosis but nothing. I always had the feeling that there had been more to this sighting that just seeing it. Myself and my two children all have Auto Immune diseases, myself, Multiple Sclerosis, My son, Chrones Disease and my Daughter a very serious Ulcerative Colitis. My daughter is a teacher, my son an Instrumentation Engineer and have done well academically. I am unable to work. This experience has never left my mind, and I am now living in the country and am always scared. Jokingly I will say to my husband that I am sure in a good place for them to come at any time and check me out. From my childhood, I have a good memory of an incident where I thought a "Piece fell out of the Sky" I wrote it down on a piece of paper and said I would retrieve it when I was a big girl and then people would believe me. This is the first time I have told the Story and thought that it should be recorded some where. I have since been divorced from the person driving the car, and have checked with him on different occasions to verify that it really did happen. Another interesting thought was that at the time of the siting, we were not afraid at all. Also, when we were under it, I had my window opened, and there was not a sound.