PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Charles Hickson never regretted the notoriety that came his way after he told authorities he encountered an unidentified flying object and its occupants 40 years ago on the banks of the Pascagoula River. Until his death in 2011, Hickson told his story to anyone who would listen.

But Calvin Parker Jr., the other man present for one of the most high-profile UFO cases in American history, says his encounter with gray, crab-clawed creatures from somewhere else on Oct. 11, 1973, turned his life upside down.

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