There are many other organizations online that either list or discuss missing persons' cases. We list several as we work on them, as well as conjecture and case updates. Unlike most online sites, however, we are actively working to solve these cases. In this aspect we are like the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children with a strong focus on older cases. These older cases are often neglected by both law enforcement and online sites. Even when they are listed, very few people concentrate on them. The typical attitude is "The person's probably dead anyway, so why bother?" This prevails especially for the Non-Family abductions (see this page for a definition of this and other missing person's terms), where the primary desire for many is to start looking for a body right away.

This is flawed, we believe. If one is looking for a body, they may neglect to find a person. If one looks for a person, however, a body may come up, but so may an alive person. Take the case of one missing teen. She vanished in 1976 and was written off as dead by practically all people involved in her case. But law enforcement, with the help of a Doe Network member found her alive and well in 2003. A more famous case is of Elizabeth Smart. No one expected to find her alive, but the family did all the right things. They publicised new news in the case, got photos of her and sketches of her abductor out, and never stopped looking for a person. They got a person back. Those who assume foul play simply because of a length of time may miss the person in favor of the body. Some even critize the NCMEC for age-progressing and keeping posters of older cases on the site. However, we believe that this is a valuable resource, because there is no case that is too old to be solved on the site. Someone must hold the torch to carry those who are lost home, and we intend to do just that.

In January 2004, a new section was added to the site. A missing boy, Jahi Turner, had his case closed by law enforcement even though he had only been missing for two years and had not yet been found. Jahi's Pages are the cases that were either never reported or were closed without the location of the individual. We are not actively investigating these cases, however. We merely display them so that someone may be found.

In November 2004, two new sections were added to the site. One, the Adam Haseeb Memorial Pages, features cases of family abduction. The second, the California Kids program, provides posters for children who are not on any major missing persons' site, but whose cases are still open.

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