By Whitley Strieber
On December 26, 1985, at a secluded cabin in upstate manhattan, Whitley Strieber went siding along with his spouse and son, ate Christmas dinner leftovers, and went to mattress early.
Six hours later, he chanced on himself by surprise awake...and eternally changed.
Thus starts the main striking true-life odyssey ever recorded -- one man's riveting account of his amazing reports with viewers from"elsewhere"... how they discovered him, the place they took him, what they did to him and why...
Believe it. Or don't think it. yet learn it -- for this gripping tale will flow you're keen on no other... will fascinate you, terrify you, and change how you adventure your global
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Women scrubbed, and the members of the church Altar Society repainted. When they were done they did what all good Catholics do. They held an ice cream social. Mary Lyons moved in with a daughter, and finally, in 1954, just short of her eightieth birthday, when I was but a year old, she died of heart failure. Then what was left of the Lyons clan trooped back to the cemetery, and there they buried the matriarch alongside the rest of her loved ones. In death, at last, they were all together—all but one, her second son.
28 Richard A. Serrano Tom Pendergast was dead, but the power he forged in lifeâ•¯lived on. He hired theâ•¯jail guards, and he hired theâ•¯homicide detectives, and they continued to operate well after his funeral. Truman returned to Washingtonâ•¯and soon became president of the United States, and back in Kansas Cityâ•¯the boss’s influence continued undiminishedâ•¯in the middle of the country—even asâ•¯my grandfather was taken to that jail. In this twin border-state community, the two Kansas Cities where fortunes were won and lost and won again—sometimes—Joseph P.
Tribune, sued his wife for divorce. He alleged 26 Richard A. Serrano abandonment. But Mrs. Lobdell hit him back, announcing that she would not be so summarily discarded. She said she would fight him for alimony. Labor in the railroads, the stockyards, and the meatpacking houses, where Joseph Lyons supported his family and where my grandfather briefly followed, could be backbreaking, dangerous places to toil. The river bottoms were filled with cattle, hog, and sheep pens, and this week one of the sheep pen buildings burned to the ground, further fouling the air.