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Yvonne Smith – Alien Abductions at the Hotel del Coronado – August 25, 2014

Yvonne-Smith-hsOpen Minds UFO Radio: Yvonne Smith is a hypnotherapist and has been one of the leading researchers of alien abduction for decades. She has made many media appearances, and has been at the forefront of the topic. She founded the Close Encounter Research Organization (CERO) in 1991 to help inform the public on the phenomenon and to provide support for those who feel they have experienced alien abduction.

Yvonne has recently released a new book, Coronado: The President, The Secret Service and Alien Abductions. The book chronicles her investigation of strange events that took place during a conference in 1994 at the famous Hotel del Coronado, which she hosted. During the conference, U.S. President Bill Clinton gave a talk in another part of the hotel. Over the years, Yvonne has uncovered evidence that some of the attendees of the conference may have been abducted, despite the heavy presence of secret service personnel due to the president’s visit. We talk to Yvonne about her work and her new book.

For more about CERO, Yvonne, and her new book, visit: CEROInternational.com.

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  1. I offered support for the one person I found who claims to have been abducted. Ask yourself why all abductions are of people who are related to NASA employees or related to people in the military industrial complex. It’s not a coincidence. I offered the person I know information from Billy Meier which explains it and she said it made COMPLETE SENSE. And she hasn’t been abducted since. So if this lady really wants to help (as a opposed to just writing books about it) she would do the same.

  2. Sheila, my father and I were abducted, and we are not connected to any military group. What I am finding is there are very few “absolutes” in the attempt to explain abduction.

  3. I just wanted to thank OpenMinds for providing a place where experiencers/witnesses can find comfort in the stories of others who share similar experiences. I’m starting to believe that maybe I’m not going insane. THANK YOU!!!

  4. Today was an interesting day for me (3/2/15) as I received a response from Yvonne Smith to an email sent to her last Oct. describing to her what happened to me approx 22 years ago in the middle of the night while trying to go to sleep just after watching the news and the first 15 min. of the Late Night show/Jay Leno. Could not have more than 20-30 minutes as I tried to fall asleep when my master bedroom window had a powerful extremely bright white light forcing it’s way thru every crack in the window coverings. I do not scare very easily but oddly went into an extreme state of intense fear and just froze with my eyes half opened with is extremely not normal for my personality type! Immediately a red laser light about the thickness of a pencil started scanning my body from feet moving slowly up my body until it hit my scrotum of which I then felt a tingling sensation, then it was as if I was “unplugged”……then plugged back in but now no bright light, still in severe state of fear unlike anything I’ve ever experienced, and I slowly turned my head to the window only to see the early mornings dawn light of which confused me. I asked myself why would I be scared of that light but at the same time realizing that is NOT the same bright light and how did it suddenly become approx 6am in the morning?? I was bewildered, confused and jumped up and searched the house checking all windows, door locks only to find nothing disturbed……….I was uneducated at that time about Ufology although did believe in UFO’s visiting our planet for a long time but could not bring myself to accept that the situation was “real” but had to have been a dream/nightmare. I am now 54, never before or after that night have I ever had any type of nightmares/extreme dreams, etc let alone being “so real” and feeling fear beyond anything ever experienced. I’ve spent the last 2+years “cram studying” Ufology, read 4 books on abductions, watched Communion…………all of which I felt very uncomfortable with as I could relate to what many abductee’s had claimed, especially of the health effects which have changed me from a happy outgoing extrovert who enjoyed life to a depressed, riddled with high anxiety, chronic fatigue, can’t sleep without drugging myself, clogged mind/A.D.D./terrible memory issues. I’ve been complaining to my wonderful HMO Drs for 20 years to no avail. I’ve spent 10 years with a psychiatrist and have tried no less than 20 anti depressants in conjunction with co-meds and have had absolutely NO positive results and oddly no side effects. After a surgery on my lower back for a blown disc I learned (the hard way when I awoke from my first surgery ever in my life) that my body hypermetabolizes whole classes of meds thus got no pain relief, come to find out these pain meds after surgery fell into the same category of how the body metabolizes anti depressants, thus learning now that none of those meds would have helped me anyways. Why am I like this? Great question!!?? 22 years later I’m still exhausted and spend most of my time in bed and frustrated at what has been taken away from me and now realizing that all of these terrible health problems may be a “little side effect” from an ET visit/experimentation on me and for what reason? I feel raped and am angry. I’ve been warned by some not to go thru hypnotic regression as not to open Pandora’s box but I need to know, I want to remember, digest the info and maybe it will reboot my personality and energy back to before this incident. I want my life back………….I tried one session with Barbara Lamb with no luck in locating blocked memories but I was very uncomfortable in that first session and could not relax although I could remember every detail up to being “unplugged” perfectly, and this is from a man who now can’t remember what I had for dinner last night! Now I need to build up the courage to confront it, digest it, so I can “feel better” if that is a possibility. As to the above comments…………I have zero relationship with military, Gov, nor any family members ever. They take who they want whether it be random or following family lines from long ago, I don’t know and it really does not matter. Other FYI’s now that I’ve studied the subject…………….I never knew what the white pock marks were on my front shins and back of legs, nor the white triangular scar on upper left arm, now I do! I never understood years of me dreaming about running and hiding at night from my younger brother of whom we were always very close, these dreams went on for years and even then I thought it was so strange and I was always so scared, well now I suspect these were “screen memories” used which now makes sense. I never believed in the concept of Intuition before then, I sure do now and have strong “feelings” which are often correct VS the intellectual thoughts that they would compete against in many decisions in life and now have learned to trust and embrace them. My 15 year old daughter is 2-3 times her age in maturity and very intuitive as well. She was born several years after my “visitation”. My dad had a major nervous break down when he was approx 32 and he went from “super dad” to super crazy” overnight and was never the same and naturally a smart man but not formerly educated but obsessed over subjects such as numerology after his nervous breakdown…………..it often makes me wonder if he too was not a victim of abduction and pushed to the brink and finally broke………he then smoked and drank himself to death over the next 20 years…………..all related??? I don’t know but studying this Ufology subject certain has brought up a lot of questions and would even explain odd things about myself now that were never an issue before. So now I have to make a big decision. Open Pandora’s box and take a chance on making matters worse mentally for me or finding some closure in knowing it was “real” and that I was psychologically raped against my will………….my curiosity is extreme and will most likely win out and make the decision as I hate the unknown regardless of how intense it may be…………..One last FYI, I had the incredible event of actually seeing a UFO on 7/18/13 in Carlsbad, Ca at 2;30pm in broad daylight. A cylindrical craft hovering near my home as I was driving by. I pulled over twice to stare at it from 2 different streets. It hovered motionless at a 35 degree angle, appeared white but think it was just the bright summer sunlight reflecting off of a metallic surface and I could see the under belly as shadowed. A perfect cylinder shape about 2 football field lengths away and about the height of a 10 story building. Perfect weather with zero wind. After the second time stopping to look at it again I raced home another 2 blocks to grab my camera but it was gone………I have to admit that I do take some gratification from seeing one with my own eyes and in such a perfect setting. It did not scare me, I was just excited and amazed. I called the local police (after much dreading) to see if anyone else called in. No one had but told the officer that if even one person called in with the same question then I would be willing to file a report but no one else ever “stepped forward”. I reported it to UFO CaseBook and then to MUFON. I met our area MUFON director and joined and now attend meetings.
    Good luck to others and know that “IT IS REAL, IT IS AND HAS BEEN HAPPENING FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS!

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