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Occurred : 8/1/1978 20:00 (Entered as : 08/01/78 20:00)
Reported: 6/24/2012 6:17:36 PM 18:17
Posted: 7/4/2012
Location: Garland, TX
Shape: Disk
Duration:one minute
1978 Red Saucer Garland texas 500 Lights On Object0: Yes

I was 7 years old about to go to sleep. the above location data is just a guess I don't remember where I lived exactly. this was the first of many UFO sightings through my life. this is the only one that was without a doubt I knew what I was looking at. the others were just anomalous lights.

ok, the sighting: I was going to sleep, staring out my window and I saw a glowing orange/red saucer it must have been less than 100 yards away. it was zig zagging in a weird arc and went behind a building. I got all freaked out and ran downstairs and told my mom I saw a flying saucer and she told me to go to bed and stop fibbing. the craft was pretty big.. at least 30ft across. I remember this like it was yesterday. my first thought (mind of a 7 year old) is I thought it was the lost saucer from sid and marty craft... then my mom told me there was no such thing .. that freaked me out and I could not sleep for weeks.

I have had a very crazy childhood involving stuff like this.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))