How do I know if I have been examined? I think I
have been examined, I have no physical marks to show, but events
that happened during the night of august 4 have confused my
judgment on things. I was walking alone in knoxville, when I
became uncontrollably sleepy, I was on a mountain trail and apart
from my camping group. the next thing I remember was being 2
miles down the trail with the sun coming up. When I reached the
camp sight my friend told me that I went to find more firewood
and did not come back until the morning. I was not drinking or
using any drugs of any kind, is there any explination for this
occurance? I was also missing a patch of hair on the back of my
neck about the size of a dime. Which I did not notice until a
--question from Tennessee, USA
While AAER can't state conclusively you were abducted,
your report shows a scenario commonly seen in abduction cases: A
person of any age, male or female, walks away from the visibility
of other group members to perform a task in an isolated area. In
your case, you walked away from camp to get firewood. Since a
campground is an isolated environment, a person doesn't have to
walk very far to be completely alone and unseen by other people.
Once the person becomes separated from the safety of the group,
he or she is vulnerable to being abducted. It is no coincidence
the majority of abductions occur in rural or isolated areas or
out of sight of other people.
The sudden sleepiness you felt would not normally have
inclined you to lay down and take a nap on a mountain trail! So,
the sleepiness probably represented the start of the abduction
process. It is also possible the abduction process began earlier
if you don't remember leaving camp or why you left camp to go up
the trail. It is possible you were "instructed" at that
time to go for a walk to fulfill the abduction procedure.
You experienced many hours of "missing time" until
you found yourself two miles down the trail with the sun rising.
No doubt seeing the sun coming up would have been doubly
surprising! The fact your friend did not see you during the night
is another indicator that something was wrong, especially if you
had no past history of wandering away from camp.
Had you been abducted while asleep in camp, you would not have experienced
missing time. Another important consideration is that you were
not under the influence of any mind-altering substances. The
missing patch of hair could have been removed by the Alien
abductors for their laboratory purposes or it may have been the
location of an implant. It is also likely this was not your first
abduction experience, but rather, just one in a series that was
more identifiable because you had missing time.
Coping with the truth is often traumatic for people who
suspect they have been abducted. You'll need to decide if you
want to learn the truth. It is a troubling experience, but in the
end, many abductees learn to cope with the experiences in their
own way. If you want to explore the abduction scenario further,
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