Find Emma

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Today, CNN has a story about Etan Patz, who disappeared while walking to the bus stop in the neighborhood now known as Soho in 1979. Etan, who was six years old at the time of his disappearance, has never been found. According to CNN, “The boy’s disappearance was one of the key events that inspired […]

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The Charley Project

Thanks to Wendy Robards for telling me about The Charley Project, which, according to the website, “profiles over 7,000 “cold case” missing people mainly from the United States and links to over 500 missing person related websites.” The site features a missing person each week.

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Elizabeth Smart interview

Six years ago this month, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was abducted from her family’s home in Salt Lake City. On March 12, 2003, a bystander spotted her on a Salt Lake City street and alerted the police. Elizabeth’s stunning rescue from her kidnapper was one of the rare cases in which an underage victim of a […]

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about this blog

Findemma.com originated with my second novel, The Year of Fog, which traces a woman’s search for six-year-old Emma, who disappeared from a San Francisco beach while in her care. Over the last couple of years, many readers have told me that, after seeing findemma.com mentioned in the book, they went to the web to see if it was […]

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Jason Jolkowski

June 24th will mark the 27th birthday of Jason Jolkowski, who disappeared at the age of 19 from his family’s driveway in Omaha, Nebraska, on June 13, 2001. He has not been seen or heard from since. His cell phone has never been used, and his bank account has never been accessed. He simply disappeared […]

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