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Occurred : 7/31/2008 21:20 (Entered as : 7/31/08 21:20)
Reported: 8/1/2008 11:32:10 AM 11:32
Posted: 8/12/2008
Location: La Farge, WI
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Duration:few minutes
series of red lights appear-merge and dissipate-La Farge, WI

Unidentified object reporting: La Farge, Wisconsin Thursday, July 31, 2008 at dusk 6 adults and two children were coming home after a dinner outing. As we live in the country, we have a beautiful night sky. We often star gaze and get out our telescope to observe… Upon getting out of our vehicles, I noticed a light shining through a very large pine tree that is in our yard. I recognized that it was peculiarly large and so I walked over to look at it. I walked around the tree to observe the light and realized I wasn’t looking at an airplane or helicopter. There were approximately 8-12 large red lights in a perfect horizontal line, just above the tree line. We live on a ridge top so I had almost a 360 degree panoramic view of the sky.

I did not notice a body of the aircraft, however but couldn’t stop saying “oh my goodness, you guys come look at this.” Everyone was busy unloading stuff out of the car and it felt like I was talking to myself. My daughter, 8, came next to me and said, “Mama, what is that?” There was another line of approximately 5 to 6 lights to the left of the larger set of lights, which were at almost a 35 degree angle.

At the very moment I finally said, “oh my goodness, it is a ufo,” while pretty much jumping up and down in disbelief, the two streams of lights merged together into one and completely disappeared into thin air. There was no turning around, no smoke from a jet, no noise at all. I said, “Did anyone see that, did anyone see that?” My sister in law said she saw the very end of the lights merge together and disappear. Now, it was dusk and light enough for me to see a body of whatever it was that I saw, but I did not see that. However, when we went into the house I asked my daughter to draw what she saw. She is incredibly gifted with art, and has definitely never been exposed to talk of nor seen any movies with ufos. She had no preconceived perception of what a ufo is… She drew exactly what I saw with oblong shapes around the lights. I don’t know why she saw a body around the lights, but she did. It sounds absolutely crazy, but I think children can sometimes connect with what adults cannot. Perhaps I was so numb from the lights that I couldn’t comprehend the body of an aircraft type object. I don’t know.

Stranger yet, I called the police department because I wanted to know if anyone else had sighted this. They said no and just as I was hanging up the telephone, two US Army jets hovered over the area where I saw the unidentified objects. It was obvious they were looking for something. When they couldn’t or didn’t see what perhaps appeared on radar (I don’t know how they would know this was there and where it was, etc.) they turned their jets around and faced our home.

For a moment, I tried to tell myself this was what I previously saw, however it was much different. The lights I saw in perspective to being on the ground and standing, where comparable to the size of car headlights. This is how large they were in the sky. On top of that, when the jets left, they were extremely loud. It is very clear when jets hover…the object I saw did not make a single sound. It disappeared into thin air – in a matter of a second or so it was completely gone.

I froze, and cried, in disbelief with my daughter at my side. My family was relatively upset they didn’t get to see what I saw. My sister in law was pretty frightened, and said, “I am going to pretend I didn’t’ see what I just saw.” I said, “I hope this is just the beginning.” My daughter said, “Mama, what is a ufo?” My story may be crazy, seem unreal, I don’t know what it sounds like. I have never researched ufo’s but I tell you, once it got into my brain, I tried every way possible to discredit what I saw, and I know that is EXACTLY what I saw.