122: Relisha Rudd
In 2014, a social worker attempted to make contact with a doctor in a homeless shelter where a little girl named Relisha lived with her family. The doctor claimed to be treating Relisha for an unspecified neurological condition that caused her to miss a lot of school. But when the social worked arrived at the homeless shelter, she learned this “doctor” was actually a janitor at the shelter and Relisha’s mother couldn’t remember the last time she saw her daughter.
In four years, Relisha’s mother, stepfather, grandmother, and teachers have come under fire, as has the Department of Child and Family Services and the shelter where Relisha lived. But none of this finger pointing has led to the whereabouts of Relisha.
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