71 years after a UFO allegedly landed in southeast New Mexico – instantly cementing the town of Roswell as a pop culture monument and Mecca to UFO enthusiasts – the memorialized crash site finally held its first public tour.
This is the story of that tour, and the five strangers who came from vastly different places and backgrounds to be there, united and joined by their belief.
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Note: This story was first published in the Albuquerque Journal, and can be viewed here.
By David Lynch
Just before 11 a.m. on July 5, 2018, Candelaria “Candy” Ruiz walked across a crater about an hour and a half’s drive from Roswell in southeastern New Mexico to find some shade.
She settled under a small tree at the crater’s edge and watched as a small group walked around the remote area, which, on this day, compensated for its lack of cell service with multitudes of historical significance and wonder. Continue reading →