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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #75 on: November 17, 2007, 12:32:29 AM »
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At about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the foundation received a call from someone in Oakland claiming to know where Emily was. Craig Akers verified the information. By 3 a.m. Thursday, he felt someone needed to get to Oakland immediately. No time to alert authorities. And Graeber's family was dealing with another family emergency — Emily's maternal grandmother was near death.

"Pam and I decided the easiest thing was to go ourselves," Craig Akers said.



It was their first trip to the Bay Area. Once in California, Craig Akers said he called police to ask for help, in case something went wrong, but was told that could take hours.

Already on an unorthodox adventure, he decided not to wait. The couple knew Emily was staying with a teenage boy and his mother. Emily had met the teenage boy on a bus, telling him she needed a place to stay so she would not have to return to what she called her boarding school, Craig Akers said. She was not hurt, not hungry — just hiding.

"She was very, very fortunate," Craig Akers said. "She was taken in by decent people."

Craig Akers said he explained why they were there, that they needed to get back to St. Louis so Emily could say goodbye to her grandmother. And Craig Akers told Emily her parents agreed she would not be forced to return to the Utah treatment center.

Within an hour, they were back at the airport. And a missing child was on her way home.


More of the  quite interesting article here-

http://http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/stlouiscitycounty/story/D65E723E3A8C055A862573960011ADF0?OpenDocument
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #76 on: November 17, 2007, 02:18:42 AM »
Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #77 on: November 17, 2007, 02:19:34 AM »
Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #78 on: November 17, 2007, 12:06:00 PM »
Quote from: ""Guest""
Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.


I went thru the entire web site and I didnt see any evidence that this guy has a connection to the Teen help  industry...... also you should not post such personal information about people (Emily)on here with out their permission.



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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #79 on: November 17, 2007, 12:59:01 PM »
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The Akers say they contacted a friend of Graber's parents, but wanted to get to San Francisco and confirm the tip was accurate before giving Emily's parents false hope.


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Just to clear up any confusion. I am glad they are not sending her back to Island View, lets all just hope her parent's learned their lesson and not immediately expect the worse from them. I forgive my parent's for doing what they thought was right for  my sake, even if it wasn't; lets allow Emily the chance to forgive hers as well.
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« Reply #80 on: November 17, 2007, 01:26:42 PM »
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The Akers say they contacted a friend of Graber's parents, but wanted to get to San Francisco and confirm the tip was accurate before giving Emily's parents false hope.


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Just to clear up any confusion. I am glad they are not sending her back to Island View, lets all just hope her parent's learned their lesson and not immediately expect the worse from them. I forgive my parent's for doing what they thought was right for  my sake, even if it wasn't; lets allow Emily the chance to forgive hers as well.


Sorry to disagree but....
Forgive the parents?  Are you insane?  Why would the parents need forgiveness for trying to help their kids out?  Now if they neglected to react to obvious signs that their child needed help and their child suffered for it or worse then they may be looking for forgiveness... but right now they are in the midst of trying to do the best they can for their daughter.

Parents dont need to forgive their children for what they do.. seeing them healthy and happy and on the right path is all the forgiveness they need.



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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #81 on: November 17, 2007, 02:17:10 PM »
Quote from: ""TheWho""
Parents dont need to forgive their children for what they do.. seeing them healthy and happy and on the right path is all the forgiveness they need.


Woops another Who Freudian slip.
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #82 on: November 17, 2007, 02:27:09 PM »
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Quote from: ""Guest""
Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.

I went thru the entire web site and I didnt see any evidence that this guy has a connection to the Teen help  industry...... also you should not post such personal information about people (Emily)on here with out their permission.


You mean like your poor attempt to slander me:

http://wwf.fornits.com/viewtopic.php?p=295925#295925
TheWho wrote:
You had a child, which you lost control of, sent away to a program… is it fair for us to say you sat around and did nothing while your kid was sent away? Should we judge your actions and speculate on the lack of parenting skills that led you (the mother) to lose custody of her own children? Courts typically don’t take kids away from their mother very easily… should we all say we cant relate and your lack of parenting is “Mind blowingâ€
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #83 on: November 17, 2007, 02:33:35 PM »
BTW, Who, speaking of lack of parenting skills... who cares for your adopted third-world kids while you sit on Fornits 24/7? Is that the nanny's job, or are they already enrolled in one of Aspen's warehouses?
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #84 on: November 17, 2007, 03:41:20 PM »
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Does anyone know if she was taken back home against her will, ala escort company?


A matter of semantic.
Craig Akers stated in the 15 minute video interview that they had police back up in the event that their efforts failed and she attempted to run.
They claim she returned willing based on her grandmother's failing health and her family's promise that she wouldn't have to return to Island View.
Hope that will be the case, or that they don't have another program lined up. They wouldn't technically be breaking a promise if they sent her elsewhere.
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #85 on: November 17, 2007, 03:44:44 PM »
Quote from: ""Deborah""
BTW, Who, speaking of lack of parenting skills... who cares for your adopted third-world kids while you sit on Fornits 24/7? Is that the nanny's job, or are they already enrolled in one of Aspen's warehouses?


Oh, my,my....Me thinks someone is pissed..... truth hurt?

You should really try to be nicer to people...



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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #86 on: November 17, 2007, 04:06:13 PM »
Quote from: ""Deborah""
Quote from: ""hanzomon4""
Does anyone know if she was taken back home against her will, ala escort company?

A matter of semantic.
Craig Akers stated in the 15 minute video interview that they had police back up in the event that their efforts failed and she attempted to run.
They claim she returned willing based on her grandmother's failing health and her family's promise that she wouldn't have to return to Island View.
Hope that will be the case, or that they don't have another program lined up. They wouldn't technically be breaking a promise if they sent her elsewhere.


This girl is only 15, she's doomed...
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #87 on: November 17, 2007, 04:40:44 PM »
Quote from: ""hanzomon4""
Quote from: ""Deborah""
Quote from: ""hanzomon4""
Does anyone know if she was taken back home against her will, ala escort company?

A matter of semantic.
Craig Akers stated in the 15 minute video interview that they had police back up in the event that their efforts failed and she attempted to run.
They claim she returned willing based on her grandmother's failing health and her family's promise that she wouldn't have to return to Island View.
Hope that will be the case, or that they don't have another program lined up. They wouldn't technically be breaking a promise if they sent her elsewhere.

This girl is only 15, she's doomed...


What? I and my siblings were sent much younger, and I'm guessing, treated much more horribly. You’re innocent semi shock amazes me, and your paternalistic protectionism is something crazy. You imply that young people should be treated n-n-nicer because they’re young? That they should be regarded with an ounce of empathy or kindness, not cruelty because they’re faulty in some way that-they-are-because-it’s-said so? Not be ground into the ground like a bumble bee on the alter of tough love treatment? CRAZY
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #88 on: November 17, 2007, 05:40:03 PM »
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Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.

QFT

There are a disproportionate number of adopted kids in programs. Kids are like puppies or cats. They are liked when they are babies, but when they get bigger, more demanding...well they’re not as fun…and the temptation to simply get rid of them is apparently too great to resist, for the adopters. They took them in, why not give them away, again?

For all the accusations of “attachment disordersâ€
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TO EMILY GRAEBER (Island View escapee):
« Reply #89 on: November 17, 2007, 05:50:40 PM »
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Quote from: ""Guest""
Sorry Emily, but I feel I have to out you in order to keep you from being sent away.

Emily Graeber was adopted and welcomed into the heart and home of a couple who believed they could not have a biological child of there own. Wonderful, until Emily's sister came along.
 This young women needs her community to come forward, love her, support her and help her grow into the amazing person she is destined to be. Rabbi Talve, you can expidite this process. Island View is not her community.
 People like Alan Newman see $$$. How dare you put a price on the emotional growth and wellbeing of a child. If her parents are not up for this difficult task then they should reach out to their family, friends and professionals around them. We are here. We are willing. Please do not send Emily away again.

QFT

There are a disproportionate number of adopted kids in programs. Kids are like puppies or cats. They are liked when they are babies, but when they get bigger, more demanding...well they’re not as fun…and the temptation to simply get rid of them is apparently too great to resist, for the adopters. They took them in, why not give them away, again?

For all the accusations of “attachment disordersâ€
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