I saw this poster in a number of places today. Taped to doors, bins, bus stops, and lamp-posts, like lost pet signs. There’s a story behind the signs, of course, but I wasn’t about to call the number just so I could tell it.
The sign reads…
My Mom’s name is Line, she disappeared on the 24/10/16. She lived at 32 Rue De Charonne. If you see her, please contact me.
Mom, If you read this please call me, everything can be fixed.
I love you, without you I am an orphan.
The last couple of lines are the most heart wrenching. Nobody prints a poster like this unless they’re desperate, surely? Unlike a lost pet, one assumes that Line has a mobile phone, friends, connections, some way to be reached if she wanted to be reached.
I don’t want to intrude, of course, but after reading this poster and seeing the picture of Line, I’m hoping she finds her way home soon.
For privacy reasons I altered the number in this photograph.
Stand where this picture was taken, using Google street view.
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