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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

TALL, DARK GRAYISH-COLORED HUMANOID Smiles & Waves at Nebraska Couple

A Nebraska couple is walking through a grove near their home one late Fall evening when they encounter a tall, dark grayish-colored humanoid that smiles and waves at them.

I received the following account:

"My wife and I were taking a late-night stroll through a wooded area near our home in Omaha, Nebraska. This was back in the late Fall of 2018. We know the area well and have frequented the grove many times. As we approached the wooded area we could see lights from the houses beyond the grove shining through the trees. As we approached we noticed there appeared to be shadows darting through the trees. We immediately thought there were children playing around down there. We decided to go and check it out and possibly to scare the kids for fun.

We got close to the trees and realized there were no children in the grove of trees, no one could be seen at all. We took a side entrance into the grove and walked into the trees, wondering if the shadows we saw simply came from the light from the houses in the distance, like maybe our eyes were playing tricks on us.

The grove was well-lighted as there was a lot of moonlight and virtually no leaves left on the trees. It was fairly cold; it happened before the first snowfall and dead leaves littered the ground.

As we walked holding hands into the grove we abruptly heard a footfall in the leaves; at that time the unknown entity crossed our path. It moved in glimpses as if under a strobe light, only no light was given off. As it crossed our path it was visible one moment and then gone the next. This alternated as it strode in front of us.

It smiled at us and appeared to be waving. I wasn't prepared for this and seeing it froze me in fear. The entity was a biped that stood taller than me at 5'10". It was completely naked, though no genitalia could be seen. Where human genitals should have been there appeared to be nothing there, as you would imagine a doll would look. Its skin was a dark greyish color. It had very small black eyes which reflected the moonlight. Its ears were tight against its head, the ears came to a point.

The jaw was bigger than any human's. The jawline went all the way up the sides of its head as if its smile stared behind its ears. Rows of sharp white teeth were visible as it smiled at us. It had slits for a nose that were slightly flared at the top. I can't remember how many fingers it had but it definitely had digits that it held up as it waved. The encounter lasted all but a few minutes. The instant I was able I twisted my wife's arm and I grabbed hold of her wrist. I'm twice my wife's size with a very athletic build. I ran at top speed literally dragging her in the dirt through the leaves out of the grove up the grass hill through the soccer field and into the street.

As we reached the street I noticed my wife was yelling and screaming at me to stop, and go back, go back she said. As she badly wanted to make contact with the entity. But my fear overpowered me and I dragged us both into the house. From our doorstep we could see the grove of trees. I immediately said don't say anything! As I didn't want our testimonials to become tainted with any kind of suggestion from one another. I separated us into different rooms and had us write down our testimonials of what we saw. To no surprise, we both described the same entity with the same features.

This event has affected my life very negatively, as my family thinks my wife and I made it up or are just plain lying to get attention or something. Not knowing what this entity was keeping me up many nights. I must have thought about every possibility. I thought could it have been a spirit, a human in Hollywood-style movie makeup, maybe a Scooby Doo-type hologram projector, or even an alien. To this day not knowing eats at the back of my mind.

I fully know aliens exist. With the vastness of space and the countless stars in the universe, it becomes clear that we can not possibly be the only life. Even now I can feel my heart racing as I recall the event. Did I miss out on a one-in-a-billion chance to possibly communicate with another intelligent life form? I only have one regret in my life, and that regret is not going back to find out for sure what it was. If we are ever going to communicate with beings like this (if indeed it was one) we need to have love at the center of our awareness, so we don't flee in fear for no reason.

For a long time I never told anyone but my closest friends and my immediate family for fear that people would think we were crazy. But it's come to a point that this itch in the back of my brain has gotten so bad I feel it necessary to tell others of what we saw. I've become so obsessed with searching the web for possible information on the existence of alien life that I often spend hours of my time sifting through garbage on the internet just trying to find someone somewhere who has seen an entity like the one we saw. I am not crazy." J

NOTE: I talked to the couple, who now live at another location. I believe that they encountered something otherworldly, though it's difficult to determine what it really is. It's not a typical description of what is considered a Grey alien. Lon


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