The birthday of Shadow Eyes.
To clear up any confusion, Richard changed his name to Houston at thirteen years old.
His parents had traveled from West Virginia July 5th 1955, to go visit army friends, in Dayton Ohio. Richard’s mother was pregnant at the time. His father served in the US army. There was a big paranormal event going on at the Wright Patterson Air Force Field, and Space Museum 1955.
The Engineering Division was in charge of research and development for the Army Air Services and was a clearinghouse for the Army Air Services on aviation development world. Throughout its history, the Engineering Division/Material Division maintained a library of relevant area 54 documents, turned over to the Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson and was later donated to the National Air and Space Museum.
The collection consists of reports and other secret classified, and with help from the public. These documents on a variety of aviation-related topics; including general science (aeronautics, physics, chemistry, etc.); military air service personnel, organization, and equipment for both the, US and foreign air forces; as well as operations, and so on. Information on foreign services and equipment is usually from military intelligence reports, although some forcing documents or translations are included.
The material also includes a large section of test reports from the Material Division itself. Richard’s mother had become ill quickly upon walking through the space station, and was rushed to the nearby Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton Ohio. Richard was delivered 5:55am July 12th 1955. Frank C. Sutton M.D, and me the attending Physician, my name is Byron C. Stuhlman. I had taken notice of the baby once delivered; this baby did not look like a newborn to any of us. The baby and the placenta, had the scent of rose water.
He had this old world charm, as if he has already been through all this before. Most odd, we all noticed this, he seemed to have the presence of both female and male essence. Almost a full head of shiny beautiful hair. His eyes, after I started to wash his face down. When the baby opened his eyes and looked into my eyes, I gasped, this baby had the eye maturity of a 12 month old baby, not a newborn. He had perfect eye control, dilation; his eyes were big, and wonderfully hypnotic.
I made sure not alarm the mother. We took Richard right away to the ICU for further observations. We explained to his mother, it was nothing to be worried about, standard procedure, and they would be back with the baby in about a half an hour.
Byron C. Stuhlman “At the time I was 31 years old. We were just standing there staring down at this “gorgeous” newborn baby before us, with these (glowing hypnotic) green eyes.’ It became obvious to everyone, that the fluorescent lights in the ICU were hurting the baby’s eyes. So, we placed a dark blanket over the baby bin, and he was ok.
We figured this baby most likely suffer issues with light sensitivity. This was something new to us all in the ICU, we had never seen this before. This baby was staring us down, intensely “studying” everyone in the room. He had this hesitant smile.
This baby clearly had (thought process formulating) inside his brain. There was no mistake in this “observation” on the part of any Doctor in the IUC that night. I am telling you as God is my wittiness that baby looked right into my soul, and it made my hair stand on ends. Richard somehow knew what was going on with us all in that room.
He then focused in on one of the male cleaning crew, a black janitor. The baby focused in on the janitor, the baby seemed put off by this janitor, and without blinking his eyes, and they started to slowly change shades of green, to dark green, olive green, brown green, and then back to bright glowing green. When the janitor left the ICU, his eyes settled back down. When I finished cleaning up the newborn, he looked at me with this scary look I might add. He did not want me, or any other male to touch him. So one of the women cleaned him up, and took him back to his mother. At 7:00am the very next morning, we went into to check on Miss Rollins and her baby.
“I had noticed something very odd indeed. I saw two morning Doves sitting on the windows ledge, side by side looking in the window at the baby lying on a chair. Most all mothers, like to keep their newborns in bed with them, to start breast-feeding, and too bond with the baby.
It was clear to us, that was not the case with this mother, and she was not happy with this baby she just begat. She had placed him in a hospital chair, pushed it over far away from her by the window.
She exclaimed she would not be breast-feeding this one. In addition, when she made such comment, chills went up and down my spine. I knew this baby was heading for mental, emotional, and most likely psychical damage as well. I almost asked her, if she was thinking of adoption.
Now, at 93 years old and reading this article on Richard, I can see that I was right in my thinking 60 years prior. I should have pushed her for adoption. I would have adopted that baby in a heartbeat.
Attending Physician, Byron C. Stuhlman Story 2.
Charleston West Virginia. When Richard turned seven, he started to attend Anne Bailey Elementary School, 405 Winfield Rd, Saint Albans, WV 25177. Richard, was bullied on his first day of grade school, three other boys got hurt in the woods on the way home from school. They say it had something to do with something in the tree line. The three boys were too terrified to make their claims.
They were three of Richards worst grade school bullies. Take note of Richard B. Rollins birthdate. July 12th 1955 West Virginia has played host to two famous paranormal entities’ both within a span of a dozen years. In 1955, a creature showed up out of nowhere, and terrified the town of Flatwoods.
Then again, in 1966-67, they nicknamed the paranormal creature "Mothman." However, today, the Flatwoods monster never got a name, is almost invisible on the vacation landscape.
Some people thought that Mothman was a mutant, spawned from local chemical and weapons dumps. Some thought that he was the "the curse of Chief Cornstalk," a Shawnee leader who had been treacherously murdered in Point Pleasant in 1777, and who had finally gotten around to exacting his revenge.
Things got ugly on December 15, 1967, when the Silver Bridge, which connected Point Pleasant to neighboring Kanauga, Ohio, collapsed into the Ohio River, killing 46 people trapped in rush-hour traffic. Some claimed that the catastrophe was triggered by a sonic boom from Mothman's wings. Others believed that Mothman had been sent, to harm certain people who were crossing the bridge that day. Whatever the connection may have been, Mothman disappeared after the bridge fell down. Maybe he simply felt that Point Pleasant had had enough.
Even Chief Cornstalk has a memorial in Point Pleasant. A four-ton stone obelisk, marked simply "Cornstalk," stands in Point Pleasant Battlefield State Park down by the river. The Chief's surviving remains three teeth and a few bone fragments are sealed in the center of the obelisk, perhaps to ensure that his curse is safely locked away.
On November 12, 1967, 5:17pm, right at dusk, five people were visiting a grave site at a cemetery way up on a mountain in Floyd County, close to Wheelwright, the very same graveyard where Richards’s great grandmother was buried. And there sat Richard, next to her marker. The men and women claimed to see a man-like figure fly low from the trees, coming from over Richard’s head, and then over their heads.
Richard remained seated on the ground, and watched the five people panic and scream. One of the men was his uncle Joe Rollins, Joe run over to take Richard down the mountain side, back to his uncle and aunts home, Curt and Wiladean Cook. Richard refused to go. They all run back down the mountainside, and into the car and took off. Richard spent a lot of time in graveyards. He told his grandmother, he felt safe there, and had much peace and comfort. Moreover, he was at home in the dark woods. Richard spent most of his days and nights in the woods. In addition, he was not afraid of the dark.
The testimony from the five respected people that very night, that the police station had identified the first known sighting of what became known as the Mothman. The men had explained that they knew the boy Richard, they explained the boy was just sitting there, watching this thing in the wood line. Richard knew it was there.
Shortly thereafter, on November 15, 1966, two young couples from Point Pleasant, Roger and Linda Scarberry, and Steve and Mary Mallette told police they saw a large white creature whose eyes "glowed red" when the car headlights picked it up. They described it as a "large flying man with ten-foot wings following their car while they were driving in an area outside of town known as 'the TNT area', the site of a former World War II munitions plant.
During the next few days, other people reported similar sightings. Two volunteer firemen who sighted it said it was a "large bird with red eyes". Mason County Sheriff, George Johnson, commented “well no one has caught it yet, we will just have to be careful and stay in our homes at night.” Contractor Newell Partridge told Johnson that when he aimed a flashlight at a creature in a nearby field its eyes glowed "like bicycle reflectors", and blamed buzzing noises from his television set and the disappearance of his German Shepherd dog on the creature.
December 15, 1967, was one of the darkest days in West Virginia history. Sadly, it was only the first of many tragic days that West Virginians would suffer. The Silver Bridge, which connected Point Pleasant with Gallipolis, Ohio, had opened to traffic in 1928.
There were few Mothman reports in the immediate aftermath of the December 15, 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge and the death of 46 people, giving rise to legends that the Mothman sightings and the bridge collapse were connected. Folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand notes that Mothman has been widely covered in the popular press, some claiming sightings connected with UFOs, and others claiming that a military storage site was Mothman's "home".
Brunvand notes that recounting of the 1966-67 Mothman reports usually state that at least 100 people saw Mothman with many more "afraid to report their sightings. Some ufologists, paranormal authors, and cryptozoologists believe that Mothman was an alien, a supernatural manifestation, or an unknown cryptid. With all this being said, who knows what’s going on, or what this thing is.
However, I find these events very strange, that so many times this child Richard is involved by dates, and being indigenous to these paranormal occurrences in West Virginia where he lives. And it followed him into Kentucky.
Someone took a very odd letter out of Edith’s cedar chest, a lady friend of Gertrude his aunt, and she gave it to my wife, in Wheelwright Kentucky.
Now for some real bizarre information, there were people on that bridge at the time that day. All of which had crossed paths with this child, at some point. After his grandmother died, she sent her grandson a box, and in it was items, letter’s, and pictures from the sanatoriums she kept on him.
In addition, in one of her letters she explained what happened that day on U.S Highway 35. Richard had told her what happened as he stood on Highway 35. A few names, Leo "Doc" Sanders, Point Pleasant, WV. James O. Pullen, Middle Port Ohio. James Hawkins, Westerville Ohio, Tom Cantrell Gallipolis Ohio.
Just three months, and two weeks after Richard was thrown out of two sanatoriums, the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, 08/25th 1967, St Albans Sanatorium in September 15th 1967.
On December 15th 1967 Richard and his uncle Tilden Collins, were heading out to make a short trip to Gallipolis Ohio, from West Virginia, to pick up some furniture, and pay a short visit. At 4:40 pm, Richard says, “uncle, you never told me we had to go over the silver bridge.” Richard instructed his uncle to stop the truck at once. He complied. So he pulled off on the side of U.S Highway 35. Richard got out of the truck and walked over to the north-side of 35. Richard stood there and began to sob.
Tilden seemed to understand the boy’s clairsentient emphatic mind, and let him be. In addition, he just knew in his gut something terrible was in the air by the way Richard was acting. Richard returned back into the truck, and said to his uncle very calmly but stern.
“Do not drive over that bridge, turn back right now, and do not look back.”
That was 4:51pm according to Uncle Tilden’s watch and clock on the dash. Before Tilden turned on the truck, he gave Richard a few minutes to get himself together. The bridge collapsed 5 minutes later.
Mason County Sheriff, George Johnson
"1928 Clip About Silver Bridge Ominous," Beckley Post-Herald, 7-25-1968.
"25 Years Later, Bridge Collapse Still Haunts WV Town," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-13- 1992.
"8 More Bodies Found; Bridge Toll Reaches 13," Charleston Gazette, 12-18-1967.
"Before Disaster Struck," Charleston Gazette, 12-16-1967. "Bridge Plates," Point Pleasant Register, 10-5-1970.
"Bridge Disaster Toll May Reach 46; Shocked Pt. Pleasant Seeking Dead," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-16-1967. "Bridge Toll: 16 Dead, 44 Missing," Point Pleasant Register, 12-18-1967.
"Bridge Had Developed Crack Prior to '67," Keyser News-Tribune, 7-16-1974.
"Bridge Damage Trail Recessed to October 21," Martinsburg Journal, 7-17-1974.
"Bridge Fell Like Card Deck; Fantastic, Witnesses Relate," Charleston Daily Mail, 12-16- 1967.
"12/15/1967 that day. Ceil Thomas said; "at exactly 4:45pm, my wife and I noticed this striking young boy about maybe 11 or 12 years of age, as we drove by the child, he looked at us both for a split second, with these piercing glowing green eyes, having long dark shiny hair, wearing black jeans, navy blue coat. Was seen standing on north-side of Highway 35 next to the silver bridge, sobbing, then holding back his hair, as he bent over throwing up.
Standing close to a black pickup, with a handsome, elder gray haired man, sitting behind the wheel. "Fairmont Times-West Virginian".
"Bridge Tragedy Brings Memories," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1-7-1968.
"Claims in Silver Bridge Disaster May be Increased," Fairmont Times-West Virginian, 11-18- 1973.
"I Looked Up...The Bridge Disappeared, Teacher Says," Charleston Gazette, 12-16- 1967.
"Like A Deck of Cards, fall of Silver Bridge Happened 20 Years Ago," Charleston Daily Mail, 11-26-1987.
"Masked, The Waters of Ohio Conceal Extent of Tragedy," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17- 1967.
"Now I Know What It's Like to Drown," Charleston Gazette, 12-16-1967.
"Ohio Tragedy Second Bridge Disaster This Year," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17- 1967.
"Pictured-Coast Guardmen Survey Dangling Superstructure," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12- 17-1967.
"Pictured-Dedication of Silver Bridge on May 28, 1928," Tyler Star News, 1-4-1968.
"Pt. Pleasant Span Collapses, 70 Vehicles Plunge into River," Charleston Gazette, 12-16- 1967.
"Recovery Mason Bridge Task Starts Today; 8 Dead, 46 Missing," Charleston Gazette-Mail, 12-17-1967.
"Rookie Reporter Remembers Tragedy," Charleston Gazette, 12-13-1987.
"Silver Bridge, Some Recall Collapse Vividly, Others Can't Imagine It Happened," Charleston Gazette, 12-13-1987.
"Silver Bridge Fall Unique in History of Transportation," Charleston Daily Mail, 2-29- 1968.
"Silver Bridge Two Survivors of Tragedy That Killed 46 Can't Erase Memories of 10 Years Ago," Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 12-15-1977.
"Silver Bridge Tragedy: Salvage Work Ended, But Dragging to 967.
This is only the tip of the Ice Burg with paranormal Stories on this child. There is just know way to put them all on this page. I'll try and send in more soon.
ARTICLE CREDIT: Dr. Byron Stuhlman | DATON, OH.