Kim Thornsburg and Shira Smillie

Recorded February 16, 2023 Archived February 16, 2023 32:18 minutes
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Id: mby022462


Kim Thornsburg (72) tells his new friend and StoryCorps facilitator Shira Smillie (26) about the Marfa lights, his experience with UFOs, and his reflections on truth.

Subject Log / Time Code

Kim Thornsburg (KT) explains the notoriety of the Marfa lights.
KT tells the story of a UFO crash in 1975.
KT remembers learning about Marfa's connection to the military.
KT describes the UFOs he has seen outside of Marfa.
KT remembers growing up in Marfa.
KT talks about the afterlife.


  • Kim Thornsburg
  • Shira Smillie

Recording Location

Marfa Public Library