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Kids Hailed as Junior Detectives...track down missing 97 year old w/dementia

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  1. tarabull

    tarabull Life is a puzzle.

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    Kids Are Hailed as ‘Junior Detectives’ After They Successfully Track Down Missing 97-Year-old With Dementia
    October 2, 2019

    ...This rescue story from Roseville, California sounds like something straight out of a Nancy Drew novel.

    This tenacious team of kids is responsible for the rescue of 97-year-old Glenneta Belford, a non-verbal woman with dementia who went missing from her home on Monday evening.

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  2. Bohemian

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    Oh god love ‘em!
     
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    WTG kids!!!
     
  4. PommyMommy

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    OCT 6, 2019
    A 97-year-old California woman with dementia went missing. Four 'junior detectives' helped police find her
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    LH, 10, told USA TODAY that his friends MR and HC were playing when they heard police in a helicopter asking for help looking for the missing woman. They grabbed HC's younger brother, KC, and LH, hopped on their bikes and started searching the park and neighborhood near Cooley Middle School.

    During the search, LH fell off his bike and the kids headed home so he could get patched up while they ate dinner. That's when his mother, AH, first learned about their mission.

    [...]

    When the kids set off again, they searched near their neighborhood, which LH said is close to the senior center that Belford disappeared from. The group spotted a woman walking around and consulted a photo to be sure that it was Belford before 11-year-old HC called the police.

    "That’s when the police came and, well, they took care of everything else," LH said. "We were very excited, very happy."

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    (Names changed to initials by me)

    :p:):p Love this!
     
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