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Melvin C's ADC

Experience description:  

I was dozing off about 6 or 7 told my son to wake me about 8:30 (he didn't). I am not sure what time it was when I heard "Mel" and seemed as if I was being tapped on my head. Well next thing I know I was a room that was dark around the edges, my brother was standing talking to me and I was to talking asking what the hell was he doing here! That's when I notice my mother and father and everyone else in the room! they seemed younger! I never did understand what he was trying to tell me. It went black and I got up about 8 or 8:30.  I felt odd most of the evening and it had been a very strange dream. We were sitting down to have pizza and root beer when my sister called around 10.  Her voice was a little strange she told me to sit down she had something to tell me, I said no. I told her what had happened she asked me who told me.  I never did give her a reply.  This adc was the most strange because know one knew that he was going to pass away.  He had worked a full day at his garage and then went to the hospital (my younger brother took him and dropped him off at the hospital).

All the others My Mother, Father, uncles and aunts we knew they were passing. So I always believed that it was just wishful thinking that in my dreams they stopped and said goodbye or hey bud I gone. This one changed everything...

Was this experience difficult to express in words?  No

I told my wife about it when she got up about 8:45.  10 o'clock is when we found out,  My Sister called and informed us of it.

Did you ONLY sense an awareness of presence of the deceased without actually seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling them?           


Did you hear the deceased or hear something associated with the deceased?          Yes

            Describe what you heard, how clearly you heard it and what was communicated:   (Mel, I) were what I heard everything else was like a buzzing.

            Did the voice or sound seem to originate externally or outside of you, inside you, or did you not hear a voice or sound, but had a sense of knowing what was communicated?  outside of me

            If you heard a voice or sound, was it similar or dissimilar from the voice or sound the deceased made when they were alive?           it was similar

            Is there any possibility what you heard was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           no

            Was there any possible impairment to your hearing at the time of the experience?   no

Did you feel a touch or experience any physical contact from the deceased?            Yes

touched my head or tapped,  I touched him

            Was the touch familiar or unfamiliar?   yes, very familiar solid

            Was anything communicated by the touch?  no, but it did seem like there was an urgency

            Is there any possibility what you felt was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?  no, I was dozing not sleep.

Did you see the deceased?         Yes

He looked the way I usually see him, His face anyway.  He had no shirt it seemed.

            How clearly did the deceased appear?            Solid

            How much of the deceased did you see?       mostly upper torso

            Did the deceased appear or not appear to be the age at which they died?       he looked like himself, a little bit less gray but clearly him.

            How healthy did the deceased appear to be?            very, He always said that we were built for power not speed...

            Is there any possibility what you saw was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?           no

Did you smell a distinct smell, scent, fragrance or odor associated with the deceased?      Yes

            What smell, scent, fragrance or odor did you smell?           He smelled like motor oil...

            Was the smell, scent, fragrance or odor familiar?     yes,  motor oil...

            Was anything communicated by the smell?   no, he may needed a bath.

            Is there any possibility that the smell, scent, fragrance or odor was from any other source present in the surroundings at the time of your experience?        no, I don't work on cars at all.

How long did the experience last?        5 to 10 minutes

Was the beginning and end of the experience gradual or more sudden?         the beginning was very quick, the end also, one minute I was dozing next I was in the room.

Could you sense the emotions or mood of the deceased?           Yes, urgency, he wanted to talk.

Did the deceased give you information you did not previously know?  I heard bits and pieces of it, I was trying to make out the figures that was around me!

How do you currently view the reality of your experience?           Experience was definitely real

            Please explain why you view the reality of your experience as real or not real:          There was no way of me knowing that he was going to die,  He walked into the hospital almost the time I laid down. He died within an hour of walking into the hospital.  He talked to me after he passed, I just thought it was a strange dream.

            Was the experience dream like in any way?   Uncertain

It was more real like and I was alert (for a lack of a better word).  When you wake up in a dream is one thing,  when you are called is another.

Describe in detail your feelings/emotions during the experience:           surprised, caught off guard. Apprehensive! there was something occurring or that I was supposed to do something

Was there any emotional healing in any way following the experience?           No

What was the best and worst part of your experience?      Learned that there is an after life, that my parents are okay, they are still watching us and can speak when needed.  The worst is that I lost my brother to learn this.

Has your life changed specifically as a result of your experience?         Yes                 Describe:            Things don't bother me that much know..

Did you have any changes of attitudes or beliefs following the experience?   Yes     I had to look at all the rest of my experiences, and I also stopped eating anything that had a face.

Did the experience give you any spiritual understandings such as life, death, afterlife, God, etc.?            Yes     That the pastor and all the rest are wrong, they are not in there graves waiting for judgment. They are living, moving about in the after life.

Death Compacts are when two or more living people promise among themselves that whoever dies first will try to contact the other(s).  Have you ever made such a compact?        No

Did you observe or hear anything regarding people or events during your experience that could be verified later?          No except that there was know way of knowing that he was going to pass away! at the same time I took my nap.

What emotions did you feel during the experience?            Confusion, until the call came, then it cleared up real quick.  Then anger even rage at the hospital. Anger at myself, I should have listen to him.

Was the experience witnessed or experienced by others?           Yes, My Wife who also was asleep.

Did you have any sense of altered space or time?   Uncertain

? not really sure.

Did you have any psychic, paranormal or other special gifts following the experience that you did not have prior to the experience?         Yes

all most a week after the funeral, I was cleaning a roast (shaving of the access fat).  I touched it and a voice said "Would you eat your brother" I stopped eating meat of any type.  I thought I had went crazy. So I went to a fast food restaurant and order ribs and chicken.  I ate a little of both, and from that time to know I have never ate meat again.  I guess I had to make it my choice.

Did you experience a separation of your consciousness from your body?     Yes, I believe I did.

Did you meet or see any other beings other than the deceased?         

My Mother and Father, and Grandparents (looked like them) a lot more standing in the darkness in the room.

Did you see a light?           Yes, In the middle of the room, where me and my brother stood..

Did any part of your experience seem to occur in a place other than the location described above?            No

Have you shared this experience with others?        

Yes     they would say that was awful, and walk away.

Have you shared this experience formally or informally with any other researcher or web site?   No

If it had not been for a dream I had last night I would have never had even thought of doing this...

Were there any associated medications or substances with the potential to affect the experience?            No

Following the experience, have you had any other events in your life, medications or substances which reproduced any part of the experience?         No, Just meditation...

Did you ever in your life have a near-death experience, out of body experience or other spiritual event?           Yes 

I was hit in the head with a baseball bat (on purpose). When they had put me under I think it was to far.  I was sitting in a room watching the operation, this guy had is skin over his ear, his head (skull) was exposed, My father came and told me he wanted to show me something, I said later,  He insisted, I again so know I wanted to watch this operation (I don't why) He said my lost... My father died when I was 16, at the time of the operations I was 22.

Did the questions asked and information you provided accurately and comprehensively describe your experience?               Yes

You covered a lot of area...thank you,