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Robert S has left a new comment on your post ""A Matter of Time": Newspaper Column":
Again a great piece. In 1973 and 74, I was in the private sector doing a forestry survey for damage to culverts in the Illinois Wilderness out in Oregon. I worked along with USFS and some private land and timber owners near Cave Junction,Oregon. One day in particular I was talking to a USFS man and we were talking about the bigfoot sightings from all over the country. To my surprise he told me about this weird manlike thing that in 1962 was crushed by a tree. He said he did not work for USFS at that time but had seen photos of it and that some of the rangers still had in their possession.
He told me then it was what they think a "sasquatch" looks like. Then out of his wallet he pulled a small photo out and said "Take a look." I was amazed that the photo showed the remains of a large hairy creature of some sort under a tree. The eyes were still open and the face was not human or any animal as I know them. It was clear the thing had large human shaped hands and large feet like a human does only larger.The thing by the look of the body and face had been dead for some time.
Anyway, he said "Have you ever seen the film from California on TV?" I said I had seen a clip or two somewhere. Then he said "Well if that thing is a hoax then what in the hell is this?" He again raised the photo up.
The reason I bring this up is some have said this 1962 and the Patterson thing a hoax. If it is it started long ago before 1973. The thing I viewed on the photo was no hoax. It was as real a I am. From that day forward I believed in Bigfoot.I am not scared to come forward with this because the truth is just that, the truth
Thank you for your comment. I enjoyed reading it....Linda Newton-Perry