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Aleppo resident to discuss contact with extraterrestrials

| Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

For six days and nights last month, Larry Coudriet watched objects move through the sky above a ranch in the mountains outside of Tucson.

They didn't seem to be stars or airplanes, the Aleppo resident said — they seemed to be unidentified objects.

“We observed many things happening in the sky and on the ground,” Coudriet said, declining to go into much detail.

Coudriet, who holds a mechanical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University, will talk about the experiences he said he encountered during a June 26 discussion in Sewickley Public Library.

It isn't the first time Coudriet, 68, has offered presentations in the library, but it is his first time to talk about extraterrestrials, librarian Lynne Schneider said. In the past, he has led the American Association of Individual Investors workshops in the library.

Coudriet will review “Hidden Truth, Forbidden Knowledge” by Steven Greer and “A.D. After Disclosure: The People's Guide to Life After Contact” by Richard M. Dolan and Bryce Zabel.

Coudriet said he hopes people with varied beliefs in extraterrestrials join his discussion.

“For some people, this talk can be very difficult,” he said. “It could be difficult emotionally and I understand all of that.

“I ask people to come with an open mind.”

Though, Coudriet said he thinks most people who show will have some kind of belief in extraterrestrials. “A lot of people who know of this will be there — people who are unsure and want to hear the evidence,” Coudriet said.

Bobby Cherry is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-324-1408 or

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