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Old 11-27-2017, 10:16 PM   #1
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HELP! Silver Alert

A friend of mine is missing. His wife directed me in the last play I was in. They are very dear people - I've been thinking of all the ways I could help. Of course I shared the Facebook post, but I realized that I "know" a wider geographic area of people here at DC than what I have in my Facebook friends' list.

Dennis (and his wife Mary) live in Southbridge, MA. However, they are Texas natives, Mary being from Big Spring and Dennis from Ft. Worth. I think they were living in the Dallas area when they moved to MA a decade+ ago.

Here is the link to a Boston TV station's news story. If you even suspect that you see Dennis, please contact the authorities. His family and all of his many friends are worried about him.

Police issue silver alert for missing Southbridge man

If you're the praying kind, a few prayers for them would be appreciated, too. Thank you.
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:35 PM   #2
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Oh NO NO!
We don't live anywhere near either locale,
but I do know that if the Arizona authorities have any
inkling that a missing Senior may be in the area,
it'll be posted allover the highway message boards
(we had one recently and they were found btw :phew:).
In any case though, I do send my prayers towards
your friends and their family CG.
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:42 PM   #3
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Thanks, K-Girl. Actually, I keep getting this niggling thought that Dennis is headed back "home" to TX over roads that he and Mary would have driven on their trips from here-to-there over the years. He does have some memory issues, and they just flew back from a family funeral in TX. It's been a rough week, since Mary's Dad died just a week ago today.

Maybe if everyone who has a Facebook account shared the news story with their friends, we just might end up having this information seen by someone that can make a difference. Grasping at straws, but I don't know what else I can do for Mary right now...
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:55 PM   #4
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Thanks, K-Girl. Actually, I keep getting this niggling thought that Dennis is headed back "home" to TX over roads that he and Mary would have driven on their trips from here-to-there over the years. He does have some memory issues, and they just flew back from a family funeral in TX. It's been a rough week, since Mary's Dad died just a week ago today.

Maybe if everyone who has a Facebook account shared the news story with their friends, we just might end up having this information seen by someone that can make a difference. Grasping at straws, but I don't know what else I can do for Mary right now...

I think that's really loads that you have already done!
Social media is huge!
I'll post this on my Twitter account!
And you know what they say about a womens intuition ...
(I was think along your same lines, shared them with DH who agreed btw)
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:58 PM   #5
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Does he have credit cards? If so, has his wife checked for CC activity? That can tell a lot, especially if he is trying to go "home" to Texas.

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Old 11-27-2017, 11:20 PM   #6
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Prayers sent. I've contacted the NJ state and NYC police.
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Old 11-28-2017, 01:59 AM   #7
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Thanks for this important message CG. Prayers going forth.
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:40 PM   #8
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Update

Thanks for the prayers and help, guys. Sadly, no good news to report - yet. We found out that Dennis was somewhere in Connecticut yesterday (Monday) morning, but the post was just that vague - no details as to exactly where. The police were going to review video to see if he was alone. It's possible that upon closer examination, the person on the video wasn't Dennis after all.

bt, thanks for adding this to the NY and NJ sites. CD, I'm sure all those investigating this are looking at the credit card activity. I do know that it appears he took his cell phone, but attempts to locate him using it have proven fruitless since he has it turned off.

Keep up your good thoughts, and share the link to the Missing Person report with everyone and anyone you can think of. Thanks again.
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Old 11-28-2017, 05:08 PM   #9
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Hoping and praying that Dennis is found safe, CG.
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Old 11-28-2017, 07:10 PM   #10
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How sad, I hope he is found soon.
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