Mary Sanchez

December 29, 2013 6:03 PM

Kids missing from state care deserve more attention

Amber Alerts go out often when a young child is believed to be in immediate danger. And well-connected parents often generate publicity through their own social networks when an older child flees the family home. But when a child disappears out of state custody, foster care or from a treatment center where they’ve been placed due to behavioral issues, the response is generally much less vocal.

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