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Old 10-22-2007, 07:08 PM
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50/60 year old Amnesia Victim Savannah, GA Thread #2

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Old 10-22-2007, 07:12 PM
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Letter Received from the Nurse

Dear Mxxxxxxxx,
I am amazed at how much time and effort you and your fellow websleuthers have put into Benjaman Kyle’s case. Thank you so much.
I got in touch with Mr. Kyle and we took a good look at the photos and profile for Steve Dewey. He does not believe it is him. The noses are very different and Steve Dewey’s jaw line is more square. His facial shape and expressions don’t seem to match, especially, when compared to all of Mr. Kyle’s photos (from the TV news, newspaper as well as the ones I forwarded). I prefer to believe that every time one possibility is eliminated, we are one step closer to uncovering his true identity.
On a more positive note, The National Enquirer wants to profile Mr. Kyle. We might be seeing that in a couple of weeks. I don’t have a date for the article yet. Their circulation is supposed to be about 1.5 to 2 million readers (not counting the ones who just peek at it while waiting on line in the grocery store without actually buying it).
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:17 PM
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ok, I know I'm new here and no one else is publically making a statement to the nurses note,,,and I certainly don't want to offend anyone by any means. But,,,,,,

the thing about the National Enquirer really bothers me. Anyone else?
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:21 PM
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Let me start by saying this is deeply disturbing.

I feel the overlays prove the facial features do match. There are other things which match, too.

*BK said he thought he recalled living in Colorado and Indiana. Steve lived in Colorado and was from a northern state (Heyworth, Illinois).

*BK said he thought he had 3 brothers. Steve had 3 brothers.

If you can see other parallels here, please feel free.

My hinky meter is ringing off the charts after reading the letter from the nurse.
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ok, I know I'm new here and no one else is publically making a statement to the nurses note,,,and I certainly don't want to offend anyone by any means. But,,,,,,

the thing about the National Enquirer really bothers me. Anyone else?
I'm just curious, do they pay people for the stories they publish?
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:21 PM
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I wouldn't get too discouraged until the FBI rules him out. The nurse seems like a nice enough person but I'd be interested to see what LE thinks about this.
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I'm just curious, do they pay people for the stories they publish?

Sometimes, yes.
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I'm just curious, do they pay people for the stories they publish?
I'm pretty sure they do.
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:25 PM
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The National Enquirer mention really makes me uncomfortable, to be honest. I have never heard of anyone missing turning to the NE before...but then I don't read that rag. I prefer to get my information from trusted media outlets.
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:26 PM
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The National Enquirer mention really makes me uncomfortable, to be honest. I have never heard of anyone missing turning to the NE before...but then I don't read that rag. I prefer to get my information from trusted media outlets.

exactly my feeling
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The National Enquirer mention really makes me uncomfortable, to be honest. I have never heard of anyone missing turning to the NE before...but then I don't read that rag. I prefer to get my information from trusted media outlets.

I feel the same way...
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I wouldn't get too discouraged until the FBI rules him out. The nurse seems like a nice enough person but I'd be interested to see what LE thinks about this.
Will the FBI keep going to rule him out if Mr. Kyle feels it is not him? I would have to assume they could not exactly trust Mr. Kyle's judgement because he has no memories...so wouldn't this mean they would be required to fully investigate this as a possible match?
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:27 PM
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I wouldn't get too discouraged until the FBI rules him out. The nurse seems like a nice enough person but I'd be interested to see what LE thinks about this.
I agree. The FBI need to take a look at this. BK did say he'd be willing submit DNA and such to compare with potential matches.
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Old 10-22-2007, 07:36 PM
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I feel the overlays prove the facial features do match. There are other things which match, too.

*BK said he thought he recalled living in Colorado and Indiana. Steve lived in Colorado and was from a northern state (Heyworth, Illinois).

*BK said he thought he had 3 brothers. Steve had 3 brothers.
I agree. And Heyworth Illinois is quite close to Indiana.

BK mentioned in the interview that he thought he went to Catholic school. Do we know if Steve Dewey went to Catholic school? Websleuths is being really slow for me right now but I will try to check the previous thread.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:00 PM
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Let me start by saying this is deeply disturbing.

I feel the overlays prove the facial features do match. There are other things which match, too.

*BK said he thought he recalled living in Colorado and Indiana. Steve lived in Colorado and was from a northern state (Heyworth, Illinois).

*BK said he thought he had 3 brothers. Steve had 3 brothers.

If you can see other parallels here, please feel free.

My hinky meter is ringing off the charts after reading the letter from the nurse.
same height
weight is basically the same
mustache looks identical
hair coloring (even with age) looks the same
eyes look the same color
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:04 PM
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I'm wondering if they understood the overlay. They may be computer illiterate like I am. The overlay side by side is what convinced me they may be one of the same.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:04 PM
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I wonder if the nurse and BK are looking at any differences so closely that they are not noticing all the similarities. Kinda like when you don't notice that you resemble someone in your own family, but everyone else notices it.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:06 PM
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I'm wondering if they understood the overlay. They may be computer illiterate like I am. The overlay side by side is what convinced me they may be one of the same.
Yes, I wonder that too. Perhaps the overlay should be explained to them?
I wonder if they read the posts about the overlay with the descriptions of how it's done.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:07 PM
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The side by side is the best one to use I believe.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:14 PM
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Bringing links over to new thread

Benjaman on Doe Network:
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1007umga.html

Article: A Real Live Nobody:
http://savannahnow.com/node/364434

Article with video interview: Amnesia victim looks for answers:
http://www.wsav.com/midatlantic/sav/...0-15-0025.html
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:20 PM
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Bringing over Steve Dewey info

Family holds memorial for missing Heyworth native
PANTAGRAPH STAFF. Pantagraph. Bloomington, Ill.: Nov 23, 2004. pg. B.5


Abstract (Summary) Rescue workers with boats and planes searched for six days around the islands west of Morocco, and his family hired private investigators. His employer, the multinational agribusiness company Sygenta, posted a Web site, www.steve-dewey.com, to ask for help.


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Copyright Pantagraph Publishing Co. Nov 23, 2004

HEYWORTH -- Steven Dewey, a talented, three-sport athlete at Heyworth High School in the early 1970s, turned his hand to wind- surfing during a family vacation in August in the Canary Islands.
He disappeared around 1 p.m. Aug. 3 off the coast of Fuerteventura.
Rescue workers with boats and planes searched for six days around the islands west of Morocco, and his family hired private investigators. His employer, the multinational agribusiness company Sygenta, posted a Web site, www.steve-dewey.com, to ask for help.
Family members finally concluded he won't be found, so they memorialized him with a service on Monday at the Heyworth United Methodist Church.
"This is in place of a funeral," said his brother, Bob Dewey of Heyworth. "We don't have his body -- they didn't find anything -- but we wanted to have some closure on this. It's been hard on the family."
Steven Dewey, 50, was an agribusiness executive based in Basel, Switzerland, for Sygenta.
Survivors include his wife, Gwen; two sons, Kirk, 21, and Eric, 15; a daughter, Hannah, 19; his mother, Joanne Dewey; and a sister, Susan Rehtmeyer, McLean.
Memorials may be made to Heyworth High School, where he graduated in 1972.
[Illustration]Steven Dewey
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:24 PM
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Bringing over Steve Dewey info

Article about Steve Dewey: Relatives remember lost windsurfer
http://www.tenerifenews.com/cms/fron....php?idart=672
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:35 PM
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Ive been a long time lurker and have been following this thread for a while now. I just wanted to say I'm very impressed and touched by all the hard work everyone here has put into finding this mans identity. You all are truly an inspiration.

I don't know anything about amnesia but I would think that one would be able to recognize themselves were they to see a picture of themselves. Could it be possible that the recognition of self would be altered?

Its such a pity I thought for sure this was the one!
The only thing that has kept me from going all the way was that Ben has both surgical scars on his jaw and his elbow, the missing man has nothing stated to that effect.
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Old 10-22-2007, 08:42 PM
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I'm also wondering if its fear of the unknown letting go of the person he knows as Benjamin Kyle. I really would hate to walk in his shoes.
 

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