Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Father Shares Tragedy.

Byline: S.U. Mahesh Journal Staff Writer

What To Do If Child Vanishes

Marc Klaas told a gathering Monday that he at least knows the heartbreaking truth about his daughter.

"I am a lucky guy. At least I know no one is hurting my child," Klaas said. "But unfortunately, there are many parents who are haunted by what happened to their (missing) children."

Speaking to more than 200 people, mostly women, Klaas shared his tragic experience involving the death of his 12-year-old daughter, Polly Klaas, who was kidnapped and murdered by a convicted felon. He stressed that parents need to know how to react when their children disappear.

Klaas' visit Monday coincided with the seventh anniversary of his daughter's death and the ongoing search for missing 7-year-old Robert Romero, who vanished near his Santa Fe home June 7. …

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