Nov 2, 2021
A strange light moving through the sky... the word "STOP" scribbled across the side of a parked vehicle... and a young man discovered lying face down in the mud, unconscious. Having all the workings of a true-crime mystery, these were among the actual events which gave rise to the bizarre story of the disappearance of Gerry Irwin. A USAF volunteer, Irwin was on his way back to report for duties in Texas in February 1959 when he observed a UFO passing above him. Concerned, he parked and trudged off into the snowy mountains of Utah to determine whether the object he saw had been a plane crash... and the story only gets stranger from there.
This week, we examine Irwin's strange sighting, the ensuing memory loss, and other effects that led some to consider his case a possible "abduction" incident, or even somehow involved with the CIA's MK ULTRA program prior to his own desertion from the military and eventual disappearance. The fact that Irwin resurfaced again decades later only makes his story all the more strange, as we explore this week on The Micah Hanks Program.
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