The girl next door is beautiful, smart, talented and MISSING!
By girl next door, I’m not speaking figuratively but literally. Hannah Graham lived one house down from us until she graduated from High School in 2013 and went to the University of Virginia. Ten days ago, in the blink of an eye, she became the 4th woman in 5 years to disappear from Charlottesville, Virginia. Her disappearance has struck fear and heartache for all in our community ~ especially those with daughters getting ready to go off to university in the near future.
I’m encouraged and thankful the media has kept her story in the forefront and her disappearance is getting national coverage.
It’s annoying women can’t go out alone at night without fear of opportunistic predators taking advantage but it’s a sad reality which isn’t going to change anytime soon. There’s a national non-profit organization called Help Save the Next Girl which was formed by the parents of Morgan Dana Harrington. Morgan went missing from Charlottesville in October 2009 and was later found dead in a remote pasture. The goal of the organization is to sensitive young women and girls to predatory danger.
Please keep Hannah and her family in your thoughts & prayers. And please share the information regarding Help Save the Next Girl ~ it’s important to educate our daughters/sisters/friends to be safe.