WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Support independent journalism with your sustaining membership.

Mississippi Officials Commemorate 'Pascagoula Abduction'

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. In 1973, two men in Pascagoula, Miss., said they were abducted by aliens. Calvin Parker and Charles Hickson were fishing when they said a UFO picked them up, examined them, then let them go. There were skeptics. But now the city is honoring their experience with a small plaque along the Pascagoula River. Hickson has passed, but pictures of the unveiling event show a smiling Parker and his family standing alongside the marker. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.