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Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/20/1970 19:00 (Entered as : 07/20/70 19:00)
Reported: 6/18/2001 08:04
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Kindred, ND
Shape: Oval
Duration:10-15 min.
When I was six, my mom and I witnessed a large glowing orb that flew alongside our car.

It was the summer of, I believe, 1970; I was six years old. My mother and I were driving home to Lidgerwood, in southeast ND, from Fargo. We were driving down state highway 46. I looked out the passenger window into a field and saw a large glowing light, moving silently throught the field, pacing the car. I asked, "Mom, what's that?" At such a young age, I was merely curious, completely unafraid. I had no idea what a UFO was. When my mother looked over at the field and saw the object, she was visibly frightened, and punched the accelerator of the car. I remember looking at the speedometer and noticing we were driving 85, which confused me. Seeing my mother frightened began to make me feel a bit scared, too, and I kept looking at this glowing object as it stayed with us, approximately 100 yards into the field. As I was so young, and all of this is a bit foggy in my memory, I can only give rough estimates. I would say that the object was perhaps 50-60 feet long, it was difficult to see how wide it was. It glowed brightly, and made no sound. After a bit, i seem to have fallen asleep, I really can't remember how it all ended. All I know is that we arrived home safely, and whenever I have asked my mother about the incident, she is reluctant to talk about the sighting, usually dismissing it as swamp gas. As an adult looking back at what I saw, I find it hard to believe that we witnessed swamp gas glwong and pacing our car at 85 m.p.h. Somebody regress me!!!! I want to know what I saw!!

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))