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  • Veteran Says He Was Forced From Business Because of Arabic Tattoo

    04/13/2013 11:16:58 AM PDT · by Fast5 · 45 replies
    LAKE WALES | The Arabic word, translated simply, means "unbeliever." Ever since Eddie Bryant had it inked across his right calf, the former National Guard member has gotten positive reactions, he said, until last week. Bryant walked into Florida Skydiving Center on April 3 in shorts, his tattoo of the word "kafir" exposed. A group from Qatar, a Middle Eastern country with an overwhelmingly Muslim population, also was visiting. A staffer tapped Bryant, 27, on the shoulder as he stood under a hangar at the Lake Wales business. Would he mind seeing the manager, Betty Hill? Hill, 59, and Bryant...
  • Alien Abduction: Looking Back at America’s First Case

    04/17/2009 2:34:19 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 1,291+ views
    livescience ^ | 17 April 2009 | Benjamin Radford
    The University of New Hampshire today is hosting a public forum surrounding a new exhibition called the "Betty and Barney Hill Collection." The Hills were an interracial couple in the 1960s, and the exhibit discusses Barney Hill's civil rights activism. However, the couple is best known for giving the first reported incident of an alleged alien abduction in America. Today, due to television shows and films, the scenario is familiar: UFOs chase down terrified witnesses on a desolate road and take them onto the spaceship to ask them questions or probe them in awkward places. It began one night when...
  • Betty Hill of Portsmouth, other half of UFO couple, dies at 85

    10/18/2004 5:04:41 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 47 replies · 1,375+ views
    Foster's Online ^ | Monday, October 18, 2004 | BRUNO MATARAZZO Jr.
    PORTSMOUTH — Betty Hill of Portsmouth, who along with her late husband in 1961, had the first publicized and best-documented UFO experience in the White Mountains, died Sunday in her sleep after a battle with lung cancer. She was 85. On a return trip from Canada, the Hills said they were abducted for two hours by a UFO on Sept. 19, 1961. After going public with their story, the two gained worldwide notoriety. Their story became the subject of a book and later, a made-for-TV movie starring James Earl Jones and Estelle Parsons. They traveled across the country and made...