The story of the Christiansen family and their encounter with the disturbing Man In Black, Tiny, has baffled many readers of The Mothman Prophecies. Soon after John interviewed the Christiansens, he wrote a report on it, which he sent to fellow researchers, including Charles Bowen and Ivan Sanderson. It was not intended for publication, and goes into more detail than the account in the book. I’ll post it in a few sections, and follow it up with some of his colleagues’ reactions. I’ve crossed out the addresses and phone numbers of the witnesses, just in case anyone is still living there.
October 31, 2015
October 6, 2015
Mary Hyre died on February 15, 1970. Here are a telegram to John from Gray Barker, a letter from Mabel McDaniel (Linda Scarberry’s mother, and herself a Mothman witness), and two obituaries. The first is from the Ohio Messenger; I don’t know where the second came from.