Kane County, Illinois

Near Algonquin

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Kane County Illinois (Class B) BFRO

February 2011

To protect the confidentiality of the witness the witness names have been changed. Stan Courtney is familiar with this story since he spoke to both Mary and myself about what Mary and her husband saw. Mary lives in Algonquin, Kane County, east of the Fox River and her property backs right up against the Illinois Prairie Path, a one time railway. This path goes from McHenry to Aurora, as far as I know. Stan has a picture of this path that I sent to him. Mary has given me permission to write this report. She is in pre-nursing and busy with school and hesitant to write this report herself so she asked me to write it, our mutual friend Sarah was witness to this verbal permission. What Mary and her husband saw: It was Thursday morning February 3, 2011, the blizzard had finally stopped dumping some 3 to 4 feet of snow with drifts much higher. Mary had a snow day off from school. She gets up and her husband immediately starts to joke with her about having to use the outhouse l...

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