It is often under appreciated, that nearly half of the missions King County Search And Rescue teams take on each year, are conducted entirely in the urban areas. Of these, many are searches for people, both young and old, who suffer from dementia, and have wandered away from their loved ones. The family of one of these “walk aways”, recently posted an exceptional letter in the Mercer Island Reporter, which highlights the numerous actions and agencies that go into one of these searches.

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