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Occurred : 3/8/2008 01:00 (Entered as : 03/08/08 1:00)
Reported: 3/20/2008 11:50:50 AM 11:50
Posted: 3/31/2008
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Shape: Light
Duration:33 minutes
White light moving east changed direction and then hovered for half an hour.

I was in bed reading at one in the morning like I usually do on the weekend. Since my bed's headboard is against the wall with a window facing the backyard, and against the opposite wall is my dresser with a mirror on it, I can see out the window by looking into the mirror across from my bed. As I was reading in bed I saw a speck of white light going across the sky through the mirror, so I put my book down and looked out the window to watch it, and sure enough, it wasn't an airplane like I originally thought it was. As I watched, it flew west at about the speed of an airplane and then it started going in the opposite direction. It didn't stop or turn, it just all of a sudden started going east instead of west. Then, after it was behind the tree in my neighbor's backyard it stopped. I was still able to see it through the branches and after it hovered there for a couple minutes I ran and woke my parents up so they could see it, too. The three of us watched it for about twenty minutes, and it was moving very slowly east. Its speed was almost unnoticeable, east. After about twenty minutes the clouds came and covered the UFO so we couldn't see it anymore. My parents went back to sleep but I stayed up watching to see if the clouds would thin out enough to see it again. After I'd waited ten minutes the UFO turned red and continued on its eastward journey at its original speed. It seemed to have grown about twice its original size, but that might just be because it changed color and became brighter.

((NUFORC Note: Possible hoax. One of several reports from the same source, and they seem to us only marginally credible. We may be wrong. Source describes herself as a college student. PD))