California-based freelance writer.

As a staff writer for the Lodi News-Sentinel and, I write about history, entertainment, the environment, pets, and other topics. I also write speculative fiction.

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7 Mysterious Alien Encounters Before Roswell

Bring up alien encounters, and the first thing that most people think of is Roswell. The U.S. Army claimed the vehicle in the 1947 crash was a weather balloon, then a nuclear test monitoring device. To this day, though, UFO enthusiasts believe both stories were cover-ups for the recovery of an alien spacecraft, and Roswell has inspired dozens of stories about alien visits to Earth and years of debate over the existence of extraterrestrials.