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PARENTING ● EDUCATION ● ASSISTANCE ● SUPPORT

6 Brothers Separated & Adopted 1999 BROTHERS SEARCHING FOR SHATON

have you seen Shaton?? their story and much more March 2014 Edition

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PEAS IN THEIR PODS P.E.A.S Magazine

www.peasintheirpods.com

Janice Lowery Chief Executive Officer GaĂŠtane Borders President/Training Specialist Denise Bethune Editor/P.E.A.S. Magazine/ Publicity Manager Paula Whitebear Administrative Assistant

INSIDE EDITION March 2014 Featured Missing Children

March Featured Community Change Agents Alive On Purpose It's Just A Dream, Inc. Girls In Charge Pieces of a Dream, Inc RJ Smiles Inc. Cooking with Author Sharon Fox

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Yolanda Butler Business Consultant Vickie Britton Researcher for Missing Children Anita Harris Parent Mentor Marcus Dent Guardian Angel Nancy Fairbanks Webmaster Peas In Their Pods is an incorporated not-forprofit organization that provides a specific service to those who have missing loved ones. The organization is self-funded, and is comprised of a team of volunteers who work diligently to assist families during their time of greatest need. We are here to help parents find their missing children. We do not take the place of the Amber Alert System. We simply pick up where they leave off or never engage due to program criteria. Peas In Their Pods Organizational goal takes pride in helping to find missing children of color, fight against child abuse, and provide information to the public.


2ND ANNUAL “HONK FOR ALL MISSING PERSONS” CAMPAIGN

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR JOIN THE COMMUNITY: ANNUAL HONK FOR ALL MISSING PERSONS For questions/additional information please e-mail: krushangel@gmail.com

In honor of National Missing Children’s Day (May 25) the Guardian Angels – Baltimore Chapter and Peas in Their Pods are hosting a nationwide campaign across the country where participants hold signs and banners of missing persons from that area to raise awareness of the number of people who go missing each year.

Date – Sunday June 1st 2014 (Rain Date June 7th 2014) Time - 11:30 AM TO 1:00 P.M. 5 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition


We Believe In Life Over Suicide For two years, Alive On Purpose has been introducing new methods of youth development, working with young people from disadvantaged economic, social and family circumstances and working to prevent suicide. The Alive On Purpose Organization has actively sought to enrich the lives of youth whom other youth groups, health care providers, and community centers have had difficulty in reaching. We are dedicated to ensuring that our community’s disadvantaged youth have access to prevention, awareness, and support that is consistent and relatable. Here at Alive On Purpose we value life and believe that an aligned partnership with the plan aimed at suicide prevention, lead by former US Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, we are able to directly support four of the eleven listed goals. 6 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition

• Develop broad-based suicide prevention support; • Develop and implement suicide prevention programs; • Implement training to recognize at-risk behavior and • Improve access to, and community linkages with mental health and substance abuse services;

Our comprehensive local prevention and early intervention efforts focus on NSSP Objectives two, four, six, and eight, with special emphasis on assistance in matters involving grief, as well as youth issues within low income, at-risk communities where the vast majority of the population suffering from issues leading to suicide cannot afford, and generally have limited to no access to, suicide prevention and intervention resources. We strongly emphasize primary prevention and early intervention. Program activities will focus on awareness and intervention. Imaliveonpurpose.org


LaToya Jones Founder With a plastic bag in hand, LaToyia Jones tried to suffocate herself at the age of 14. On the surface, however, life for Jones was fairly decent. She lived in a good, Cleveland Heights home with a loving, adoptive family. They took great care of her. Within Jones' reach was support from top-notch doctors and counselors. Church members stepped in to provide encouragement.And yet, the plan to commit suicide stayed at the forefront of her mentality. That's because an unbearable void was to blame.“At that moment, I didn't understand a mother that could abandon her child. I had a father who didn't come see me,” said Jones, whose parents were addicted to crack cocaine. “Feeling like you're inadequate, that you don't matter, that you don't fit in, that no one would want you, the feelings of rejection really dominated my thoughts.”Which are emotions Jones experienced as far back as she can remember. During the first 7 years of her life, she spent long periods left alone in cars, schools, and other places because of her mom's drug addiction. Eventually, Jones was placed in the foster care system. By the time she was 8 years old, her aunt and uncle had adopted a small, confused, child who viewed life as abnormal.Though grateful for her adoptive parents, Jones needed more answers. “I had a lot of resentment, a lot of pain and misunderstanding not knowing why she did what she did, why she left me where she left me,” said Jones about her mother.But, on the upside she added: “It didn't really make sense until I became an adult.”And so today, 30-year-old Latoyia Jones is founder of a non-profit organization called Alive on Purpose – established in 2012

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RILYA ALERT CRITERIA •The

(REPORTING A MISSING CHILD)

abduction is of a child age 17 years or younger

•The parent must have contacted law enforcement to report child missing. •A RILYA Alert may also be issued if the child is classified as a runaway by the police. If the parent has reported missing child and has convincing evidence that child does not have a history of running away, an alert will be initiated within the 1st hour. We recognize that at times, not all information is readily available (ie. license plate numbers, name of abductor, or witness to abduction. In such cases, the available information will be reviewed and verified prior to RILYA Alert. •The law-enforcement agency believes the child is in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death.

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•All children of color meeting the criteria for the Amber Alert will also receive the RILYA Alert If these criteria are met, alert information is assembled for public distribution. This information may include descriptions and pictures of the missing child, the suspected abductor, and a suspected vehicle along with any other information available and valuable to identifying the child and suspect. *The staff at Peas In Their Pods respectfully requests that once a child is found that any organization posting information remove their pictures from their sites.


MISSING Jamal Abdul'faruq Missing Since Apr 16, 1990 Missing From Richmond, VA Age Now 31 WOW ... What happened to this innocent Child ?? Basil Abdul'Faruq and his brother, Jamal, begged their mother to let them go outside to play. It was spring break, April 16, 1990, and the boys wanted to join other kids in their Richmond, Virginia, neighborhood. Their mother, Tambar Ellis, was tired after working the night shift at the nearby DuPont factory. She didn't worry about Basil, 8, and Jamal, 7, playing outside. They walked to school on their own every day. "Jamal was the one who asked could they go out," Ellis said. "I said, 'of course.' " It was the last time she would see her children. She said she took a short nap, about 30 minutes. Then she walked outside to call the boys in for dinner. "I called them, and I didn't get a response," she said. She searched the grounds surrounding the 600-unit apartment complex and then a playground about a block away. As the minutes passed, she started to panic. "After about maybe four or five minutes of looking for your kids, you go through a wave of a different emotions," Ellis said. "You know they're not up in someone's house, because they knew I wouldn't have allowed it. ... I couldn't believe they weren't within hearing distance."

RICHMOND VA other evidence from Abdul'Faruq's home. But both parents were eventually cleared. "They've been very cooperative from the very beginning," Capocelli said. He declined to identify what, if any, additional evidence was collected in the murder investigation. DNA testing wasn't readily available at the time Basil's body was found and Jamal vanished. Now, he says, law enforcement has access to a DNA database that could prove helpful. "Our state lab has agreed to look at the duct tape that was found on [Basil]," Baynes said. "They're going to test it to see if they can find something they couldn't find when the boys went missing, anything that is separate from Basil's DNA." Investigators are hopeful the DNA tests will lead to answers. They also are eager for credible tips.

"We got two tips saying Jamal was alive and he was living in Hinesville, Georgia," Baynes said. The anonymous tips, received in June, came after the boys' story aired on "America's Most Wanted." The broadcast featured an age-enhanced photo showing what Jamal might look like at 26 years old. "Someone saw a person in Wal-Mart that Ellis continued to call out to her sons for nearly 45 minutes. She checked a convenience store at the front of the complex. They weren't looked like the enhanced photo they had seen on TV," said Maj. there. Ellis called the police. Search dogs, law enforcement officers Thomas Cribbs of the Hinesville police. Detectives reviewed the Waland volunteers canvassed the neighborhood. Helicopters surveyed the Mart surveillance tapes but were unable to substantiate the caller's area from above. "I was in the Army Reserves at the time," Ellis said, identity. "so a lot of soldiers were looking from my reserve unit." "There wasn't anyone we could connect with," Cribbs said. "We had nobody to go back and talk to, to ask them, 'Where did you see this The search continued into the night, and the following day and the day after that. On the third day, Ellis and the boys' father, Everett Ab- person? What can you tell me?' " Capocelli believes that Jamal may still be alive. Baynes agrees. "I think there's a strong possibility that dul'Faruq received devastating news. The body of their oldest son, Jamal's alive, and I think we will find the person who's responsible," Basil, was found 10 miles from home in a Chesterfield landfill. A Baynes said. truck driver noticed the body protruding from a torn plastic garbage bag. The boy's mouth had been gagged and his body bound with duct Ellis holds out hope every day tape, said Detective Johnny Capocelli of the Chesterfield Police Department. He'd been stabbed twice in the back, and his skull was frac- that her son will be found. "You hear of Jaycee Dugard," she said. tured. "I never saw my son's body," Ellis said. "They recommended referring to the California woman that I not see his body." who was abducted at age 11 and found alive last year, 18 years later. "Anything is possible. I don't The medical examiner determined that the stab wounds killed Basil. give up," she added. "I had my theory about why one [boy] was The skull fracture occurred after he died, an autopsy showed. "It found ... that Basil was trying to protect him," Ellis said. "They were started off as a missing persons case with us," said Richmond Police protective of each other." Detective James P. Baynes, "and then became Chesterfield's murder case." Although Basil's death was ruled a homicide, police were left "Detective Baynes has been working countless days and nights," without a suspect and without any clues leading to Jamal. Capocelli said. "I can tell you from all my years of cold cases, this is "After they found Basil, they spent at least a day going through all of never going to be one that sits on the shelf and gathers dust." When he disappeared, Jamal was 4 feet tall and weighed 47 pounds. the rest of the trash in that dump, poking the bags," Baynes said. InHe was wearing a black Batman T-shirt, jeans and white sneakers. If vestigators identified the truck that carried Basil's body to the dump, but the lead went nowhere. "You're talking about 90 possible Dump- you have any information on this case please call The Richmond City Police Department (Virginia) - Missing Persons Unit 1-804-646-5100 sters," Baynes said. As with most missing child cases, investigators turned their attention to the boys' parents. They seized duct tape and 9 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition


Vanquishing insecurities and creating visionaries Monique Lewis It's Just A Dream is an Atlanta based organization that was founded in 2008 by Monique Lewis. It’s Just A Dream mission is to encourage girls ages 10-18 to pursue their dreams and promote social change through community advocacy and the vision is to vanquish insecurities and create visionaries. Unfortunately, many young women are settling for mediocrity and not living fulfilled lives. Our goal is to encourage young women to dream and have a vision for their future. A common question is why is the name It’s Just A Dream? It’s simple because it is just a dream and it is achievable. The name is not to diminish the value of dreams, but to give power to the dreamer. For example, It’s just a dream why can’t I be president? It’s just a dream why not climb Mount Everest? It’s Just a dream what’s stopping me from starting a business? Although, we can find a negative thought to every question the power is in the fact that we can accomplish all things. It’s Just A Dream encourages girls to: Embrace their fear and not allow it to paralyze their future. Identify who you are and not who the world say you are Know your worth and not settle Be kind to all Have integrity Each point is vital to living the life that dreams are made of. “The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true.” –James Allen www.itsjustadream.org Monique Lewis growing up in Paterson allowed me to be exposed to all walks of life from the streets to the suburbs. I have always had a heart to help others reach their goals and motivate them to see life in a new light. It was always easy for me to motivate others, but not so easy for myself. I struggled with being the tall, dark, skinny girl and no matter how beautiful others said I was I didn’t believe it. I struggled with understanding my self-worth after sexual abuse. I credit my God first and my family for always being supportive of me. I know that I can do all things and I believe that it is my calling in life to instill that in others. So the question is “Is it just a dream?”. No, this is my reality. www.itsjustadream.org

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MISSING:Searching for Shaton Robinson 6 Brothers Separated & Adopted 1999 Shaton where are you? After reading about what these six boys had to endure at such young ages one would wonder the uncertainty, lack of reasoning, searching for a love that was tragically taken from them. So many questions, hopefully some answers, my mind still even today can’t phantom how anyone could or would bring such tragedy to children. How would they

go on to become strong young men? Will they ever see each other again? Will they ever be able to forgive their father? Honestly I was hoping before this edition of P.E.A.S Magazine came out, Shaton had been located and the brothers are planning a huge celebration. Here is what I know about the Robinson family. We need your help in sharing this story, help Xavier and his brothers locate Shaton. Xavier Robinson’s wish is to reunite with all his brothers, Scott, Fontaz, Dion, Dontrice & Shaton, all were separated and adopted by members of the family, after their mom Arletha Brown was killed by their father (Scott Robinson incarcerated) in September of 1999 South Toledo Ohio. Xavier and four other brothers have since been reunited. 12 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition

Xavier (at the time of his mother’s death was only six years old) Xavier and his brothers are now searching for Shaton this will complete the family as they know of today. Xavier has taken to social media in hopes of gathering leads in locating Shaton, a facebook page/twitter/instagram has been set up. Xavier is optimistic even with the lack of leads thus far, since making his plea on social networks, the response has been nothing less than supportive. We are confident the news that is yet to come will bring a great joy. Denise Bethune Editor-In-Chief/Publicity Manger Peas In Their Pods


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Girls In Charge is a program for girls 1019. Girls will interact weekly by attending fun-filled sections where they are surrounded by positive women who will guide and inspire them. They will have support from women who want to prepare them as they grow and mature and go out into the world. These women will help them develop the necessary skills to go after and achieve their dreams. The beginning of 2013 it was placed on my heart to start an organization for girls in Atlanta and surrounding areas. Young women begin to notice things about themselves and they become quite aware of a lot of things around them. Feeling loved and appreciated and having confidence and self-esteem are just some of the things that are important for any girl. That's where Girls In Charge comes in at. We work to help every girl develop confidence, self-esteem and true sense of self. Girls In Charge motto: Our goal is to create a haven for girls from all walks of life. We aim to uplift and promote confidence along with self -esteem. We work to show every girl that enters our doors that it's possible to take hold of their lives and accomplish all their dreams. Founder Keisha Wells www.thegirlsincharge.com 14 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition

Alexis Murphy is a 17 year old girl who has been missing since August 3, 2013. She is from Nelson County, Va If you have any information about Alexis or if you saw Randy Taylor or his truck please call (434) 263-7050


BRUNCH EGG CASSEROLE 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 2 tablespoons butter 1 (4.5 ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained 1/3 cup sliced green onions 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 cups diced fully cooked ham 8 eggs 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine Cheddar and mozzarella cheese in a small

Cooking With Author Sharon Fox bowl; place 3 cups cheese mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir mushrooms, onions, and red pepper until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes; drain. Spread vegetables over cheese mixture. Top mushroom mixture with ham; sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese mixture. Beat eggs in a bowl; mix in milk, flour, parsley, basil, salt, and pepper. Slowly pour egg mix-

CAKE MIX DINNER ROLLS 2½ cups warm water (110°) 2 pkg. (4½ tsp) active dry yeast 1 (15.25 oz – 18 oz) yellow cake mix (Duncan Hines is my choice) 1 Tbsp. oil 5 cups plain flour 1½ tsp salt 4 Tbsp. butter, melted In bowl of mixer, pour warm water, sprinkle yeast over, then cake mix. Let sit 5 minutes. Add oil, flour, and salt, mix all together. Knead. Let rise 1 hour. Knead lightly again, pat out and cut for rolls and place on sprayed baking sheet or divide evenly into 30 pieces, make balls and place in two sprayed 9″x13″ pans. Can also be made into two large loaves. Let rise until double. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes for rolls and1530-35 loaves. Brush with melted butter as they come from the P.E.A.Sminutes Magazine for March 2014 Edition oven


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young people in the arts recognize Pieces of a Dream as the best professional program in the Mid-Atlantic Region, and actively encourage their students’ participation. Founded in 2007 by Executive and Artistic Director Ashley SK Davis (formerly Ashley L. Sullivan-Kirksey), Pieces of a Dream Dance Theatre is a professional dance company that performs original modern and contemporary choreography. The company is grounded in the belief that dance is socially relevant beyond its aesthetic appeal. As such, the company’s repertoire discusses a range of topics that are specifically pertinent to modern society, like domestic violence and the his-

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Ashley SK Davis Executive & Artistic Director . Ashley SK Davis (formally Ashley L. Sullivan-Kirksey) is a native of Wilmington, Delaware. She began her stage career at the age of 3 and is formally trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, African dance forms, and Irish Step dancing. A graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, Ashley was quite involved with the arts while on campus. As a member of the Spelman College Dance Theatre and Mahogany in Motion Dance Team, Ashley studied under Nathan Trice, a regular choreographer for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. In addition to the countless productions in which she performed, she also directed and choreographed for several shows including the Ms. Spelman Coronation for Spelman College and the Miss Black and Gold Pageant for Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.


MISSING Jaquilla Scales

Missing Since Sep 5, 2001 Missing From Wichita, KS Age Now 17

Jaquilla was last seen on September 5, 2001 at 12:30 a.m. in her bed of her home in Wichita, Kansas. She was discovered missing around 3:00 a.m. and was last seen wearing a knee-length flowered nightshirt and tan barrettes in her hair. Jaquilla has a scar on her upper right leg, a brown birthmark on her face, and her upper teeth are decayed. She may also answer to the name Grammy-Boo. There were no signs of forced entry, no signs of a struggle, and the family dog did not bark. The back door was currently broken, therefore it was

KANSAS/FLORIDA not locked during the time of her disappearance. Jaquilla and her mother, Eureka Scales, lived with her maternal grandmother, Mattie Mitchell, and two uncles in a small ranch house at 1618 N. Volutsia, north of 13th and west of Hillside. Jaquilla's dad was not in the picture. Jaquilla’s mother was staying at a friend’s house that evening and regrets she was not there at the time her daughter went missing. On September 4, 2011 Eureka Scales was interviewed about her daughter’s disappearance and expresses the sadness she experiences every day since her daughter went missing. Jaquilla is described to be a very talkative happy child and loved a doll that could turn over by itself. Jaquilla’s case remains unsolved. If you have any information about this case please call The Wichita Police Department (Kansas) 1-316-268-4220

Brian Andrewin Missing Since:Jul 10, 1995 Missing From: Chicago, IL DOB:Aug 25, 1978 Age Now:35 Brian's photo is shown age-progressed to 30 years. He was last seen playing basketball with some friends in a local park on July 10, 1995. He has not been seen or heard from since. He has a birthmark on the right side of his neck and a small scar on his eyebrow. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT Chicago Police Department (Illinois) 1312-747-5789

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Giving deserving individuals a second chance ... at reaching their dreams.

When Margaret Jackson (Founder) lost her son Richard (RJ) Jackson (pictured) in an accident in 2010 she had two options. One option was to fall into depression, wallow in self pitty and spend a lifetime anguishing over the unfairness of such a tragedy. The second option was to mourn, but at the same time celebrate Richard and the joy he brought to her and the people around him. Margaret chose to do the second. She turned her pain and loss into joy and hope for others and RJ Smiles, Inc. was born. The name was chosen because Richard (RJ) was known for his genuine, infectious and contagious smile. When he smiled negatives were turned into positives. Margaret was determined to continue this legacy. RJ Smiles is committed to helping foster happiness, hope and smiles in the lives of others by working to give them a second chance at their dreams. Throughout our lives we are sometimes confronted with things that affect our ability to continue and move forward in the way initially planned. What we thought were our dreams are no longer possible. Our lives...our dreams must be revamped and given a second chance. At RJ Smiles, we help

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individuals who have had a major setback or loss. Our goal is to help these individuals and give them a second chance at reaching their dreams. In addition to working with individuals, we also work hard to assist other non profit organizations with achieving their dreams. When working with these organizations (hospitals, shelters, etc) one of the most popular and called upon dream makers is the RJ Smiles Smile Box. Smile boxes vary and can be prepared based on the needs of the individuals served by the organization. What is in the Smile Box...is always a surprise. To learn more about RJ Smiles, Inc. please visit: www.rjsmiles.org Do you have a dream that could change your life? Tell us about it. info@rjsmiles.org Margaret E Jackson is an Educator, Speaker and certified Life strategist whose passion is helping women manage transitions, life challenges, and transformation. Margaret has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Dartmouth College and a Master’s Degree in Education and Counseling from American University. She credits her life experiences for giving her the knowledge and ability to work with individuals and speak on topics related to managing change. Margaret, is also the founder of RJ Smiles, Inc. a nonprofit created

as a legacy to her son and dedicated to helping individuals achieve their dreams. Margaret can be contacted for speaking engagements, workshop presentations and information through the website at www.margaretejackson.com or ww.rjsmiles.org.


MISSING JOSHUA DAVIS DOB: Aug 16, 2009 Missing: Feb 4, 2011 Missing From: NEW BRAUNFELS, TX Joshua was last seen at his home on the afternoon of February 4, 2011. He was last seen wearing a blue and red button down long sleeve shirt, a gray long sleeve Rocawear shirt, dark blue Rocawear jeans, a beige and white Rocawear onesie, a diaper, and black and white socks. He may be in need of medical attention. UPDATE : An 18-month old toddler is still missing, despite the best efforts of New Braunfels Police and nearby neighbors who went out into the cold night searching for the young boy. Police officials say they were first called out to the 26-hundred block of

TEXAS/WASHINGTON Savannah Hill Circle (which sits off of Klein Road, on the east side of I-35) just before 9 o’clock last night after the mother of the 18-month old boy reported him missing. She had last seen him inside their residence about 20-minutes prior to calling police, and responding officers searched the home multiple times, then added a grid search of the entire neighborhood, with no luck finding the toddler. So a DPS helicopter was called in to search by air, while 24-hundred residents in the surrounding area were notified of the incident through the city’s Emergency Notification System. Dozens of neighbors then poured into the streets, helping New Braunfels Police and Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Officers look for the young boy, but to no avail. The 18month old remains missing. A photo of the boy and his description has been released. His name is Joshua Davis, 18-months old, 2-feet tall, weighing 30-pounds, last seen wearing a blue and red long sleeve shirt and a grey long sleeve t-shirt, a beige and white onesy and beige jeans, and black and white socks. Anyone locating Joshua or knowing his whereabouts, please contact New Braunfels Police immediately at 830-221-4100.

for New Frontier Lanes. He made an announcement over the loudspeaker. Teekah's family and others who were at the alley began searching everywhere, and police stopped everyone leaving the parking lot According to police, the game room where DOB: Jul 4, 1996 Age Now: 16 Missing: Jan 23, 1999 Missing From: Teekah was last seen was only six feet away from the exit. PoTACOMA, WA lice had no leads and Teekah was no where to be found. Teekah's biological father was in prison at the time, which Teekah Lewis was last seen on January 23, 1999 at approximately ruled out a custodial abduction. Police questioned registered sex offenders in the area and checked the background of the 10:30 p.m. at the New Frontier bowling alley's employees, but came up empty-handed. A witLanes bowling alley in Tacoma, ness said they saw a 1980s Pontiac Grand Am pull out of the Washington. Nearly a dozen of parking lot around the time that Teekah disappeared. The vehiTeekah's relatives were there.Teekah's family members--her cle was maroon with dark windows and a large spoiler. If you mother, uncle and her mother's boyfriend--took turns staying have any information concerning this case, please contact: Tawith Teekah and watching over her. When her uncle briefly coma Police Department turned around to watch someone in their group bowl, he was Detective Larry Lindberg only about a foot away from the toddler. But when he turned 253-798-4721 back toward where Teekah had been sitting, she was gone. Teekah's family searched for her, and after a few minutes, ran up to alert the Tacoma police officer who was working security

TEEKAH LEWIS

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MISSING

South Carolina

Kevin McClam Kevin was last seen at 1:00 a.m. on March 30, 1997 at his family's residence in Goose Creek, South Carolina. The home is located in the Charleston Naval Weapons Station; his family was in the U.S. Navy in 1997. Kevin was playing video games with his younger sister that evening. When his mother came home, they spoke for awhile and Kevin's sister and mother went to bed. Kevin said he would stay up and play more video games. When his family members woke up, he had disappeared. He has never been heard from again. Kevin's clothing was found two days after his disappearance, at a nearby construction site. The articles of clothing were separated by about five or ten feet along the road. There was no sign of him at the scene. Witnesses reported seeing a person who matched Kevin's description walking along a dirt road near the construction site during the afternoon hours of March 30. The individual was wearing only sneakers and boxer shorts and appeared to be alone and not under duress. Kevin's mother says it is uncharacteristic of him to leave without warning; he never missed a meal and always returned home by dark. He was an eighth-grader at Marrington Middle School at the time of his disappearance, a good student who was well-liked by teachers and did not use drugs. He played basketball. His mother believes her son possibly sneaked out of his house to meet his friends the night he vanished, but all of Kevin's friends deny having seen him on the night he went missing. There was no sign of forced entry to his home. In early 2006, authorities announced they were investigating Kevin's case as a homicide due to new forensic evidence and new tips from the public. An unsuccessful search for his remains was conducted in the Goose Creek area in October. In December, authorities publicly named a suspect in Kevin's presumed murder: Thomas McCardle, who is presently incarcerated on unrelated robbery charges. A photograph of him is posted below this case summary. Another man, Michael Moorcroft, reportedly bragged about how he and McCardle had killed Kevin. Moorcroft, who has not been charged with any wrongdoing related to Kevin's disappearance, claims he only made up the story. Kevin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His family moved out of South Carolina in 1998 and currently live in Georgia 25 P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition


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Love In The Air Mother & Daughter Team Spreading Love

Florence Angels (Brandi Smith)

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Profile for Gaetane Borders

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P.E.A.S Magazine February 2014 Edition P.E.A.S Magazine mission, feature the faces of our missing children from state to state, along with...

P.E.A.S Magazine March 2014 Edition  

P.E.A.S Magazine February 2014 Edition P.E.A.S Magazine mission, feature the faces of our missing children from state to state, along with...

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