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February 24, 2009



That is a very great article.
However,it may have more "behind the scenes" issues.
What are the people of Burlingame doing about the homeless we see every day in li our small city.

Pastor Peter Garrison

The local almshouse is Call Primrose at the corner of Primrose and Howard. Locals and their churches give food, money, clothes and supplies for the homeless, poor, sick and sad.

The director of Call Primrose is Ms. Mary Watt.

A happy update:

Missing boy found in Mexico
By Dana Yates (Daily Journal)

An 8-year-old Burlingame boy has returned home after six months on the run with his father, who abducted his son during a summer visit in August.

Maxim Yu went missing Aug. 17, 2008, from Ann Arbor, Mich., where he was spending the summer with his father, Jason Yu. Instead of delivering his son to his mother at a Detroit airport, Yu took the boy and vanished. The younger Yu was supposed to board a plane back to the Bay Area so he could return to school at Burlingame's Washington Elementary School.

Yu was recently located in Mexico City and the boy was reunited with his mom, Yuhong Zhou, who traveled to Mexico to retrieve her son.

I would like to express my gratitude to all of you who have supported me and helped with locating Maxim. Maxim is doing fine, and we are still working on the readjustment,? Zhou wrote in an e-mail yesterday.

Zhou learned of her son's abduction when she stepped off a flight from the Bay Area to Chicago on Aug. 17, 2008. She was to spend an hour in Chicago before connecting to Detroit where she would be reunited with her son. She checked her cell phone voice mail and heard a message from her ex-husband stating that he was taking their son out of the country, she told the Daily Journal in February.

Thousands of children are reported missing each day, according to a 2002 study issued by the Department of Justice.

According to the study, 797,500 children under 18 years old were reported missing in a one-year period, resulting in an average of 2,185 children being reported missing each day. Of those, 203,900 were victims of family abductions.

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