This is an idea worth perpetuating, even f it is just in a very very small way. Missing Monday I think that I’ll be doing this on the first monday in each month.
Wouldn’t it be a fantastic idea, I thought, if all bloggers, just one day a month (say, the first Monday of each month) posted a pic and a few details of someone missing – someone from their own local area – with a few background details, a pic, info on who to contact etc. It only takes a minute or two of our time. But it could, just could, save someones life or, at the very least, bring some respite to a desperate family.
Yes, there are very many dedicated websites carrying details of missing persons around the world, but let’s be honest here: when did YOU last look at one of them? I’m honest enough to admit that I’ve NEVER looked at one before. Because it never interested me. And I think thats part of the problem.
Blogs are a different kettle of fish altogether though, are’t they? Most blogs are viewed by a great many people throughout each day. A pic on a blog, with a little info, can traverse the world and gain much wider exposure than almost any other form of publicity.
So. Once again, I propose the following:
Who will join me in making the first Monday of each month ‘Missing Day’? – What a fantastic thing if the whole blogging community got together in a really powerful way. You could just save someones life.
Missing persons can be found at the Maryland Missing Persons Helpline and I am a little late with this one, but others will be on the regular schedule.
Above Images: Johnson, circa 1999
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
- Anne Arundel County Police