GreeneStreets. Feature photo of a back country road in Greene County, Indiana. Courtesy of Nick Schneider.

Today is National Missing Childrens Day

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National Missing Children's Day in the United States began on May 25, 1983, when it was first proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan. It falls on the same day as the International Missing Children's Day, which was established in 2001.

For prevention resources and information on what to do if your child is ever missing, visit the site for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children online at

Click to find more resources on Missing Children by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service including this comprehensive guide: When a Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide