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Occurred : 7/20/1980 01:00 (Entered as : 07/20/80 1:00)
Reported: 4/24/2012 4:05:58 PM 16:05
Posted: 5/13/2012
Location: Benton Harbor, MI
Shape: Cigar
Duration:30 " ??
Very large, cigar shaped with round portholes on Lake Michigan's bluff.

I was driving home around 1 AM when I saw a huge, cigar shaped object with approximately 8 lit portholes around the mid-section. I pulled to the side of the road and watched it for about 30 minutes, there was no other cars on the road while I was there.

I didn't see it move, but it was definately hovering. The road I was on ran along the Lake Michigan shoreline, up on the bluff. I was about 200-300 feet away from it, I certainly didn't want to get out of my car and check it out. It was sitting in a side yard of the only house in the area and if it makes a difference, it was across the street from the very large Whirlpool Administration Building.

This is the first time I ever reported this, my family told me not to tell anyone, we live in a small town. :-)