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Old 10-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Location: Cave Creek, AZ USA
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Just saw it on Fox News a minute ago.
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Old 10-22-2011, 05:03 PM
Status: "Officially in hell season" (set 6 days ago)
Location: East Central Phoenix
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Originally Posted by Jukesgrrl View Post
And myrevenge is correct. The news outlets have a formula for deciding which of these stories to give attention to. The fact that the child's father has a sex offender background is what is keeping this story out of the limelight much more than her race. The stations pursue stories that could conceivably have dramatic, hopefully happy, endings or ones that have unusual features. The child of a known sex offender going missing is not something that gives them the hook they want.
Well, that may be true, but it still doesn't make it right. Any child (or adult for that matter) who is missing deserves to get equal attention. I would think the tarnished past of some of this girl's family members would give the national news networks even MORE reason to give this story attention ... after all, news reporters are usually more interested in cases that have some dirt or skeletons to them. They make their living on tragedy, in other words.

I don't think her race has anything to do with why there is not more attention, or for why she disappeared in the first place. That amounts to more empty allegations, and playing the worn out race card. I'm really not surprised at such mentality of certain people, however.
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Old 10-22-2011, 05:31 PM
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First card dealt from the deck with some people.

It's not being televised because there's more to the story. Amber alerts aren't usually issued for family-member abductions, and the family history must be giving Glendale PD pause.

I got stuck in traffic on the way home from work on Friday; must be 'cause I'm black.
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Old 10-22-2011, 08:15 PM
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What I want to know is why the hell was the Mother allowed to have the children back. I seriously doubt this sweet little pigtailed girl would not be missing today had she not been with Mother/Parents.

The Mother has been crying almost non stop, so it's reported. I wonder if that's remorse or if she is truly concerned for her child.

What the hell is going on in this world that all these sweet innocent little children are disappearing and so many being abused and murdered .
I just hope they find her alive and unharmed but I know after a week of missing that it's unlikely they will


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Old 10-23-2011, 09:52 AM
Location: Prescott AZ
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I was in Raleigh/Durham for a week and got back yesterday. I did see it on TV there and was sorry to learn she is still missing.
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:56 AM
Location: Phoenix,AZ
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So, this story has gotten national attention to a degree..that is comforting, to a degree. I too agree with those that have said that her parents history is what has kept this from going totally national. I firmly believe that in this day and age of blended families of all ages, gender and races that the child race has ANYTHING to do with this. It has been so long now..my heart is breaking for this little girl.
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:47 AM
Location: Avondale and Tempe, Arizona
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Such a tragedy, what a cute little girl.

I hope and pray for her safe return and all the other missing children out there.
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Old 10-26-2011, 09:12 PM
Location: ATL now
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Yo, i really hope she is found safe...

This world is cruel and crazy and she doesn't deserve to be harmed or put in any type of danger! I hope that the police continue to search for her, and that they pressure more media to make this story national just like they did what that whole baby Gabriel story that was on literally every other day!
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Old 10-27-2011, 08:49 AM
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I know it's wishful thinking but I hope whoever took her did it to raise her as their own to love her, take good care of her, and most of all to get her away from the abuse she was subjected to.

It's sickening to see how any parent known for abusing/neglecting their children can all of a sudden play up worry and concern when the camera is on them. I just think this woman has remorse for quite possibly herself, for not really caring about her own daughter. I hope they do a thorough investigation into that whole family. I swear it's at the point now where all children need to be chipped and have all the chips linked in with the police and with access to the childs whereabouts on the internet. It might save a life or not but at least we can find them. Looking at her sweet little face I can see the dark circles under her eyes that no child so young should have. I could understand my haveing them and older people but such a young child? She looks like she didn't get enough sleep.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:27 PM
Location: Phoenix,AZ
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To have all children chipped is certainly an extreme measure! It seems tho, that all summer long, every other day was a report of an attempted child abduction.. Not trying to raise anymore controversy just stating what I have noticed. I did see on the news that abduction avoidance training is being offered. Too late for Jhessye but if I still had young children at home I would be looking into it.
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