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Occurred : 7/17/1995 01:30 (Entered as : 071795 1:30 a.m)
Reported: 6/16/2000 11:40
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Holland County, AR
Shape: Changing
Duration:45 min.
Driving back from a roadtrip we saw a bright light ahead of us that seemed to be morphing into different shapes and eminating energy.

There was about 5 of us heading home to Memphis from St. Louis on Sunday morning around 1:30 a.m. and i was looking out the front window from the back seat when i saw what i thought was a star shining abnormally bright. i told my friend, who was driving, to look and she agreed with me that it was way too big and bright to be a star. everyone else in the car was asleep, and i didn't want to disturb them if it was nothing. i made her pull over off the highway at a closed down gas station so we could get out and have a better look. there were no other lights around and we were in the middle of nowhere arkansas, so it made our inspection easier. it seemed to grow bigger almost like it was headed in our direction, and eventually we could see that it was moving towards us at a consistent speed. once it was almost above us it just stopped and stayed in the same place for a good while. during this time is when we noticed that it looked as if it was rotating while morphing into other shapes. it would go from a sphere, to a diamond, and then to a cigar shape. it kept moving from shape to shape the whole time, but there was no sound. after about 7 minutes or so of this we saw what looked to be tiny particles of energy or something to that effect pulsating off the object, only to disappear when it got out far enough from it. the energy was yellowish-orange, and the object itself was just about the same in color. we stood there and watched it for a little bit before it occured to me that i should try and wake everybody else up, and also that i just happened to have my camera. i raced to the car and tried to get everyone up by yelling excitedly and literally shaking them, but for some odd reason no one even stirred. i was afraid that whatever it was would disappear before i could snap a photo so i gave up on them quickly and grabbed my camera instead. i wasn't sure if the pictures would even come out right so i thought just in case i would take some with the flash on and some with the flash off. i took! two wit hout it first, then i proceeded to take two with the flash on. i wanted to show it's size in comparison to the moon so when the pictures were developed you could get some sort of an idea. right after i took the first picture with the flash on the object flashed back at us with a bright white light. then i took the other one and the same thing happened! it was so crazy. after gawking at this thing for a total of about 30 minutes we decided that we had to get back on the road. we were headed in the general direction of the object, so we could keep our eye on it while we were driving. i looked out one of the side windows and i saw another one that had appeared out of nowhere beside us. it was a litle bit smaller than the first one, but it changed shapes and eminated energy like the other did. after driving for about 15 minutes or so i saw the 2nd one flash a big flash, and then all of a sudden it was gone. i told my friend what had just happened so we assumed the other one would do something soon as well. it did the exact same thing about a minute later, and it too was gone just like that. i made my friend pull over on the side of the highway so i could take another picture of the place where the object was in conjunction with the moon again. for proof i guess. the next day i took my film to be developed not thinking anything would happen. i had marked special instructions on the envelope stating that i wanted every picture back, even the ones that were messed up. several days later when i went to retrieve my photos, i saw pictures that turned out good, and pictures that turned out bad and blurry, but no pictures that i had taken of what i believed to be a ufo a few days before. somebody had removed those pictures!! i immediately checked for the negatives, and all were there except the 4 that i had taken of the object. you could even tell that the negatives had been cut. only the negative of the very last picture that i had taken that night with the moon when the ufo disappeared remained of ! that nig ht. so now all i have is our story.