Signs of Possible Alien Abduction
recent survey showed that one out of every 50 people met
the profile of a person who claims to have been abducted
by aliens, suggesting that about 33,000,000 individuals
had been abducted in America.
are some signs of possible alien abduction:
Have you ever awakened in the night with a feeling that
someone was in your bedroom? Maybe you couldn't move, maybe
you tried to look and see if there was someone in the room,
but your body was completely paralyzed.
Perhaps, after a few minutes, you could finally move, and
when you looked around, no one was there. You might have
even gotten out of bed and looked around your house or
apartment, but found nothing amiss.
Have you had sinus problems as long as you can remember?
Do you sometimes have morning nosebleeds? Have you found
blood on your pillow in the morning? Do you have frequent
headaches, sinus or migraine?
Have you ever awakened in a place other than where you
went to sleep? Did you retire to your bed, but awaken on
the sofa or in another room? Perhaps you have awakened
in a reversed position, with your feet at the head of the
bed and your head at the end?
Have you ever awakened with mysterious wounds, scars, bruises
or soreness that seem to have no apparent cause?
Do you have strange dreams of medical examinations or of
conversations with strange people or beings?
Do you feel that you have been chosen for some special
purpose, although you can't say exactly what?
Do you feel drawn to certain places, even though you have
never been there? Do some places that you can't recall
ever having been to seem familiar to you?
Have you ever seen a UFO? Are you frightened by the subject,
yet you feel compelled to read everything you can about
it? Do pictures of aliens, such as the cover of Whitley
Strieber's Communion seem strangely familar to you?
things are among the many that are commonly reported by
people who have purportedly been abducted by aliens. Could
it be happening to you?
WATERSHED UFO ABDUCTION IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. By
approximately 5:30 p.m., "Jim M." said goodbye
"Marion," his wife, went into the garage and started
his car, intending to drive to a nearby hospital to visit
a sick friend. He backed the van out of the garage but then
immediately pulled back in, feeling rather strange. In his
mind was the thought that he had forgotten something, and
that perhaps his wife would know what it was he'd forgotten.
have you been?" she asked, obviously worried. "Why
are you so late?"
and not feeling well, Jim could only reply, "I
think I must have forgotten something." Marion
gasped and said, "Have you been in an accident?
blood on you!" A few moments later, as she turned
to dial 911, Jim fainted and dropped to the floor.
When he regained consciousness he was in the emergency
room of a hospital -- ironically, the same hospital
he had planned to visit that evening to see his sick
was aware that his clothes had been removed and that
he was lying on a
gurney, attended by hospital personnel, a state trooper
who had accompanied the ambulance, and his wife and his
personal physician. In answer to their questions, he said
that he had no idea what had happened to him. When he was
told that it was nearly 11:00 p.m., he realized that almost
five hours were missing from his recall.
M. is an extremely intelligent man in his late fifties.
He has been married for more than 30 years. He holds
one Ph.D. in engineering and another in marketing and
has had a successful business career in the field of
communications. Generally healthy, he has never been
subject to fainting spells, blackouts or seizures of
any kind. He does, however, have many fragmentary recollections
of apparent UFO-abduction experiences, dating all the
way back to his early childhood.
was explained to him in the hospital that there had
been bloodstains on the front of his trousers and on
his face, as if the blood there had come from his nostril.
The stains on his trousers were apparently the result
of extensive bleeding from the bladder, and there were
no wounds anywhere on the surface of his skin. He told
the doctors that he had no idea what had caused the
bleeding and that he did not recall having been in
any kind of accident. He was checked into the hospital
for the night and made as comfortable as possible.
The police later examined his van and ascertained that
it had not been damaged in any way. Whatever happened
to Jim was not the result of an automobile accident.
internist, "Dr. C.," has been his physician
for more than 30 years, and they have become quite
friendly. Several years earlier, Jim had related his
suspicions about past UFO-abduction experiences to
Dr. C., showing him a cluster of three large, reddish
dots, arranged in a perfect equilateral triangle, on
his upper arm. These marks had suddenly appeared roughly
10 years earlier, along with a second, nearly identical
set on his lower leg.
was, therefore, not surprising that Dr. C., a refreshingly
open-minded physician, entertained the idea that Jim's
current incident of missing time and internal bleeding
might somehow be connected with the abduction phenomenon.
next morning, Dr. C. and another physician administered
a cystoscopy to their patient in order to explore the
source of the bleeding in his bladder.
technique, in which a thin viewing tube is inserted
into the patient's urethra, revealed that the bladder
lining was abraded, as if it were the result, in one
doctor's description, of "a botched [previous]
blood on Jim's face apparently came from a small wound
deep in one his nostrils.
more intriguing to the medical personnel who, by now,
had become quite interested in Jim's mysterious medical
problems, was the result of a second cystoscopy undertaken
a week later. In an effort to check the condition of
his damaged bladder lining, the doctors discovered
that in just a few days the lining was 100 percent
healed. "I've never seen anything like it," one
of the physicians told me. "We're all scratching
to explore the issue further, the group of doctors
came up with a plan. A certain combination of relaxing,
experimental drugs, they felt, might allow Jim to recall
what happened that night. He readily agreed to undergo
this chemical regression, and with a number of witnesses
present, the experiment took place. His recollections
began at the moment his car suddenly stopped, somewhere
along an unfamiliar tree-lined lane. He described the
headlights turning off, and when he tried to call for
help, he found that his radio and cell phone were dead.
he sat in his van, wondering where he was and becoming
more fearful, he noticed a distant light slowly approaching.
After a moment, in a flash of terror, he recognized
it as a large, hovering UFO, its appearance familiar
to him from earlier abduction memories. Trapped in
his car, unable to move or defend himself in any way,
he watched in dread as three small gray beings came
up beside the driver's-side door. They gently removed
him from his car and floated him into the craft. There
he was stripped of his clothes and placed on a table,
and though he was silently cursing his captives, he
could do nothing to resist them. His fear deepened
when he saw a tall, praying-mantis-like figure facing
him, and was told, telepathically, that because he
always resisted their procedures, they would now let
him feel some pain. He cried out in helpless agony
as waves of excruciating pain flooded his genitals.
by Jim's obvious pain and terror, the doctors who were
conducting his chemical regression now considered sedating
him further until the drugs wore off, but ultimately
decided to continue what they hoped would eventually
be a powerful and therapeutic emotional catharsis.
Minutes later, Jim described how another of his captors,
a small gray being, approached him and telepathically
said that he would now end the pain. As it magically
ebbed away, Jim felt profound gratitude for this familiar-seeming
gray alien -- and unbounded hatred for the mantis-like
creature who had so callously and deliberately injured
him. Some time later Jim was returned to his car and
informed that he "would soon be in a place where
he would be taken care of." The next thing he
recalled was driving into his garage and telling his
wife that he had forgotten something.
physicians and other witnesses of this dramatic and
disturbing hours-long regression were aware that Jim's
recollections matched perfectly with the inexplicable
internal injuries that they, themselves, had observed.
The end result is a watershed event in the history
of UFO-abduction research. Several of the doctors involved
in Jim's case -- internists, psychiatrists, a neurologist,
a dermatologist and other specialists -- have decided
to form a research group to objectively study not only
Jim's situation, but also those of a number of other
people in their combined patient populations. Dr. C.
informed Jim that each of these physicians are treating
patients who, at various times, had also described
UFO abduction experiences.
extremely important program is, to my knowledge, the
first systematic, professional medical investigation
ever undertaken of UFO abductions and their physical
sequelae. It is being conducted privately and confidentially.
physicians have rented an office and a post-office
box, installed a private telephone line and hired several
part-time researchers. A control group of patients
who do not describe themselves as abductees has been
selected, and the research project is underway.
years before this traumatic event in his life, Jim
had contacted me to talk about his memories of childhood
UFO-abduction experiences. It was obvious to me then
that he was extremely frightened -- so frightened,
in fact, that he did not want to explore these partial
recollections through hypnotic regression. Now, after
this recent encounter, he felt differently about the
matter. He was eager to find out where, how and why
he had driven to the tree-lined lane that night, since
the earlier, chemical regression had not dealt with
those issues. And so it was that four months after
the experience, Jim came to my studio in New York for
a hypnotic regression intended to trace his movements
from the time he backed out of his garage to the moment
his car stalled and all electrical power systems failed.
We were both extremely curious to locate the actual
scene of his abduction.
I induced a relaxed trance state, we proceeded slowly
and methodically to follow the earliest events of that
night. Jim recalled driving his usual route toward
the hospital, but then he suddenly made a right turn
down an unfamiliar side road. Then, as if his decisions
were being externally controlled, he made another turn
down another small, unfamiliar country lane. At each
turn, I asked him to look around to see if there was
a street sign. Jim reported the street names as he
saw them and I carefully recorded
in my notes. His descriptions were exact -- a row of
mailboxes, an electrical transformer box, a sharp right
turn on "X" street and so on.
he described driving down the narrow, tree-lined lane,
and turning into a grassy field. Almost all these details
were new, and they were amazingly precise. It was in
this grassy field that his car engine died and the
headlights went out. It was here, rather than on the
road, where the UFO landed and the abduction took place.
ended the hypnotic regression with a series of post-hypnotic
suggestions aimed at strengthening Jim's sense of courage
and empowerment. I also asked him not to try to locate
the abduction site until I could accompany him and
have the trip videotaped. Naturally, neither of us
could be certain that his recollections of street signs
and locations were accurate.
weeks later, in July, I traveled to Jim's home with
a video cameraman to retrace the route he had recalled
under hypnosis. We transferred to Jim's car, and as
he drove, the cameraman filmed our conversation from
the back seat. We proceeded until we came to the place
Jim recalled having made his first turn. The street
sign was large and clear, matching the name he had
remembered under hypnosis. The same was true of the
second sign; his recollections, so far, were absolutely
we came to the row of mailboxes and the transformer
box at the entrance to the tree-lined lane, Jim became
increasingly uneasy. I have often seen this reaction
in abductees who come across evidence that seems to
confirm the reality of their encounters. Most would
prefer to believe that maybe -- just maybe -- their
abductions never took place. Solid evidence that these
traumatic events occurred exactly as they recalled
is more often a source of anguish rather than reassurance.
of all for Jim that afternoon was the clear sight of
tire tracks in the grass. He stopped his car and the
three of us gazed at a perfectly clear set of tracks
that led from the narrow lane out onto the field of
tall grass, and then ominously stopped. (Interestingly,
there was no second, more irregular set of tracks to
show he had backed his car out of the field.
as has happened before, the aliens somehow floated
the vehicle, with the injured driver inside, up and
out of the grass and onto a road closer to his home.
This is an issue Jim and I will explore in an upcoming
far, all aspects of the investigation have been recorded,
either on audiotape or videotape. The panel of physicians
conducting the medical investigation have contacted
me for further information about the phenomenon, and
were surprised to learn that I have dealt with five
other abductees who apparently suffered the same bleeding
from the bladder in connection with their encounters.
One of these abductees is himself a distinguished physician
and another a police officer of the highest credibility.
more can be said about Jim's case and the investigations
that are underway. In a later piece I will present
an update, as well as informed speculation about the
purpose of the alien procedures that have caused abductees
these serious but temporary bladder injuries.
UPDATE - Thursday,
July 31st, 2003 .
The following article was adapted
from a report from ABC Radio's 'AM' program. Is the truth
Flying saucers, UFOs, extra-terrestrial life - most people
think it is all fiction. But for some it is all too real
and an international conference was held in Perth in Western
Australia to discuss the "hidden truths", information
that a so-called secret government is withholding from the
Conference organiser Mary Rodwell has counselled 800 people
in Perth who say they have been contacted by non-humans.
Ms Rodwell says most of these experiences seem to have occurred
when the individual is relaxed, like when they are about
to go to sleep.
Are we alone?
"I mean beings from other planets, but I also say that
we think some of the beings may be what's known as inter-dimensional
as well," Ms Rodwell said.
"So I mean it's a very hard one to explain but it's
like not all of them come from this dimension."
So what kinds of experiences do people have with these beings?
"The classic X-Files is the bright lights in the room,
not being able to move, feeling a presence or presences around
you, obviously feeling frightened and frozen in their beds,
they feel like they're paralysed, often there's a sense of
a buzzing sound around them, and sometimes they have a feeling
of going through walls or, and having certain procedures
done on them on the craft," Ms Rodwell said.
But given that a lot of these experiences have happened in
relaxed states, could it be possible these are manifestations
of the mind?
"One could say that if they weren't left with marks
on their body that they can't explain, including a shaved
area on one gentlemen's leg, for example," Ms Rodwell
"These marks actually fluoresce in black ultraviolet
light, and they're scoop marks, they're rashes, they are
like little dots that are very painful, and these always
happen after these experiences."
So does Ms Rodwell believe all of the people that she has
counselled have been contacted by non-humans?
"I would believe 99 per cent, certainly," But]
there is the odd view that I think actually need medical
help" Ms Rodwell said.
Ms Rodwell says people generally go to the doctor first but
they usually believe the person has bumped into a piece of
furniture or run into something.
The conference focussed on claims that non-humans have put
objects inside people, such as metallic things that affects
their own nerve system. However, none of this material will
be on show for physical examination because it is apparently
in laboratories in the US.
Ms Rodwell says people should be aware that a secret government
is trying to keep certain information from getting into the
"The whole idea of this conference is to make this information
available to the public," Ms Rodwell said.
Does she think the media part of this conspiracy?
"I don’t think the media per se is, I think some
of the corporations that run the media have obviously got
maybe a different agenda, and if they want something squashed,
believe me, they'll squash it," she said.
following article was published in the “Globe and
December 20, 2003
84, original 'abductee' still wants to believe
PORTSMOUTH, N.H -- Betty
in her living room, an inquisitive, highly engaging
woman of 84. Surrounded by the mementos and clutter
of a lifetime that is waning as the cancer afflicting
her progresses, she is serene, even as she reflects
on her role in one of the strangest events of the 1960s,
one that helped spawn a mass cult phenomenon. Her petite
frame initially takes one by surprise. By reputation
alone, you would think that she would be more physically
could say Betty and Barney Hill's last meal -- at least,
the last while they still led normal lives -- was eaten
in Montreal, one of their favourite cities. The Portsmouth,
N.H., couple were already fairly unusual: He was black
and she was white, at the dawn of the racially explosive
decade, when they were on their way back from a short
vacation in Niagara Falls.
at 11 p.m. on Sept. 19, 1961, the Hills were on Route
3, south of Lancaster, N.H., when the best-documented
case in UFO history began: There was a puzzling object
in the sky. Mr. Hill thought that it was a satellite
or star initially, but its erratic movement brought a
plane to mind. They were alone on a deserted road, approaching
the enormous silhouetted shape of Cannon Mountain, when
the object seemed to be heading straight for them.
that night, anxiety plagued the Hills. Both experienced
nightmares. Mr. Hill developed chronic ulcers. And neither
could account for a disturbing sense that something otherworldly
had happened, and why two full hours of their journey
were unaccounted for. It was only two years later that
the story emerged, under hypnosis monitored by respected
Boston psychiatrist Benjamin Simon: The Hills had been
stopped by a group of aliens on a side road, taken aboard
their craft, experimented upon and released unharmed.
Mr. Hill died in 1969, Betty Hill has actively discussed
the incident in the media and at conventions across North
America ever since. "They were under five feet tall," Mrs.
Hill says of the aliens. "They look more like us,
like actual people, than weirdoes. The main difference
is that their eyes are huge, and they have thin noses
and thin lips. The leader spoke English, rather than
using telepathy, as they are often portrayed."
then, were the couple abducted? "They grabbed us
to see if we were similar to them," Mrs. Hill says. "I
can understand why they were interested in us physically.
I don't hold that against them, to this day."
adds that the aliens were particularly interested in
the lanky Mr. Hill's bone structure, while they performed
a painful procedure on her, similar to one that would
not be done on Earth for another eight years -- an amniocentesis.
They were also, she reported during the psychological
sessions, interested in the structure and colour of her
Hill is certain that something extraordinary happened
to her and her husband 42 years ago, a view Dr. Simon
came to share after their sessions. His findings appeared
in John G. Fuller's 1966 book The Interrupted Journey:
Two Lost Hours Aboard A Flying Saucer.
experience was also the subject of a 1975 movie of the
week, The UFO Incident, starring James Earl Jones and
Estelle Parsons. "The movie was quite accurate and
I thought the actors did a good job portraying us,"
Mrs. Hill says. "The producers had a big problem with
their portrayals of the aliens, though. They really do
look more like us."
it's easy to dismiss Betty and Barney Hill as crackpots
or publicity hounds, sitting with the humble, keen-minded
Mrs. Hill might persuade you otherwise.
Friedman, the New Jersey-born nuclear physicist and UFO
lecturer who has been dubbed the Father of Roswell, knows
Mrs. Hill well. "First, the outstanding professional
background of Dr. Simon, who kept a very tight rein on
John Fuller, certainly lent legitimacy. He was a world-class
expert on the use of medical regressive hypnosis to help
World War II veterans make their way through traumatic
experiences. No one would call him a nut," says
Dr. Friedman, who now calls Fredericton his home base.
Hill came from an old New England family (the Dows, as
in Dow Jones, dating back to the 17th century), was a
college-educated supervisor in the New Hampshire Welfare
Department, and was "respected and active in her
community." Mr. Hill sat on the state governor's
Civil Rights Commission.
Simon's work unlocking the memory took care of Barney's
ulcer problem when medication could not," Dr. Friedman
says. "They did not seek publicity, but were forced
into the public arena when a Boston Herald article came
out, without their knowledge. Add to that the fact there
were physical marks on Betty's dress, warts on Barney's
groin, and the extraordinary emotionalism of their sessions
with Dr. Simon. . . .
was definitely a pioneering case," he adds. "The
publicity . . . helped other abductees to have the courage
to seek help in understanding their own missing-time
Hills were also administered lie-detector tests by lawyer
F. Lee Bailey, which they passed with flying colours.
Mrs. Hill points out that the object that confronted
them that evening was also tracked by nearby Pease Air
force Base. And then, says Dr. Friedman, there was the
alien leader's star map that Mrs. Hill reproduced under
posthypnotic suggestion, which portrayed Zeta Reticuli
1 and 2, years before they were charted by amateur astronomers
and confirmed by the Hipparchos satellite.
Betty and Barney Hill the victims of some sort of hysteria,
or were they indeed abducted for two hours by alien visitors
from another solar system? Whatever the truth is, Mrs.
Hill remains convinced that we are not alone and, what's
more, "that our government leaders have known about
these UFO contacts for decades."
Hill's cancer was originally confined to her stomach
about 15 years ago, and she has done well battling the
affliction. By last month, however, it had spread to
her lung. Still, she says, "I'm feeling pretty good."
what her alien encounter taught her, Mrs. Hill's response
"They've proven to me that God is universal."
matter what you believe, that's a giant leap of faith