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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/24/2004 05:45 (Entered as : 08/24/2004 5:45)
Reported: 9/5/2004 8:20:22 PM 20:20
Posted: 9/9/2004
Location: Long Beach, MS
Shape: Light
Duration: 3 MINUTES
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
The lights moved in reverse, forward, up and down.

On a Tuesday morning, August 24, 2004, at approximately 5:45 a.m. I was driving to work when I saw a light in the sky in the southern hemisphere. I had stopped my truck just a short distance before reaching the end of my road to adjust my seat since my son had used the truck the night before and had repositioned it for himself. This is when I first saw the light. I didn't think much of it since I see planes all the time. After adjusting my seat I continued driving a short distance (about 60 ft.) before reaching the stop sign where I'd turn left (east) to go to work. Once I stopped at the stop sign I noticed something unusual about the there were about 8-10 lights real close together in a arch or 3/4 shaped shaped round pattern (there were lights inside the 'arch' too) . I thought this is weird. Then these lights went in reverse, forward, up and down and were blinking at an extremely rapid pace...or at least much faster than a plane light . The lights were blinking independent of one another..not all at the same time...each point of light about the size of a round pencil eraser and were about 30 degrees above the tree leval. They looked like they were close to the beach even though I couldn't tell for sure since a wooded area faced me. I thought "Oh my God...what is this"?!! Then they slowly drifted below the horizon. From my position there are woods facing me just across the road where I was stopped which extend southward for about a mile or less...beyond that are subdivisions. The beach/Gulf of Mexico is only about 6 minutes south of my home and I work about 3 minutes from home. The fire station is in between my house and work. I asked one of the firemen who comes regularly in the store where I work if he'd seen these lights. He just made fun of me and laughed about me seeing an u.f.o. Funny thing is I never said it was an u.f.o....I just said they were strange lights which moved in an erratic pattern.

Now here comes an even weirder part to this scene. I had a dream just before waking up that morning about visiting my Mom in the hospital. She has been deceased since 1996. I don't recall any conversation in the dream. however I remember feeling tired in the dream and decided to lay down on the lounge chair (in the dream) that extends out to form a mini 'bed'. I was laying on my side facing the wall when I felt a hand touch the back of head. Then the hand touched my upper back. Then I felt these hands and arms scoop under my body and lift me up VERY gently. I never felt any fear. What I felt was a VERY LOVING male presence caring for me. When he lifted me up it felt as though it was completely there was no gravity beneath me...I guess like a floating sensation even though I could still feel these arms beneath my body. Then the dream ended. I woke up, dressed for work, got in my truck and WHAM...the lights appeared!! Mrs. ((name and contact information deleted))