Experience Description

The high school that I attended had a jinx that had lasted for several years in that right around graduation a senior would be killed.

About a week after I graduated, four others and I were having coffee. It was decided that we should go to California. Eric was the only one of the group that I didn't know. When we got out to the car, I had a bad feeling about going but was talked into it. At that time, I had a small argument with Eric about who would sit 'shotgun' (by the door) and I won. The feeling that I had seemed to leave.

When I came to and asked about the others I was told that Eric's folks had taken him to Kansas. This seemed okay with me as I remembered standing in the hallway with Eric and a lady that I had never seen. In the hallway, there was an open door that led to a long hallway with a bright light at the end.

The lady said that Eric was going with her and for me to go through those doors and pointed to the emergency room. After my release from the hospital, I was told the Eric had died in the wreck. My thoughts were, 'No, because I had talked to him and the lady.' Later a friend of mine and I went by Eric's house to express my condolences. When we walked into the house, I noticed a picture of the lady that was with Eric and asked who she was. I was told that she was Eric's grandmother that had died several years ago.

Background Information:

Gender: Male

Date NDE Occurred: JUNE 1955

NDE Elements:

At the time of your experience, was there an associated life-threatening event? Yes Accident Clinical death Car crash.

How do you consider the content of your experience? Mixed

The experience included: Out of body experience

At what time during the experience were you at your highest level of consciousness and alertness? Good.

Did time seem to speed up or slow down? No

The experience included: Presence of deceased persons

Did you encounter or become aware of any deceased (or alive) beings? Yes See main narrative.

Did you seem to enter some other, unearthly world? A clearly mystical or unearthly realm Hospital hallway.

What emotions did you feel during the experience? I really do not know!

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything? No

Did scenes from your past come back to you? My past flashed before me, out of my control

Did scenes from the future come to you? No

Did you come to a border or point of no return? I came to a barrier that I was not permitted to cross; or was sent back against my will Answer in text, no emotions.

God, Spiritual and Religion:

What was your religion prior to your experience? Moderate

What is your religion now? Moderate

Did you have a change in your values and beliefs because of your experience? No

After the NDE:

Do you have any psychic, non-ordinary or other special gifts after your experience that you did not have before the experience? No

Are there one or several parts of your experience that are especially meaningful or significant to you? I was alive and Eric wasn't!

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

Are there any other questions that we could ask to help you communicate your experience? Pictures.