Monday, March 23, 2009

Seattle father fights for 5-year-old son abducted by mother to Japan

Oh, this is just heartbreakingly sad. From the Seattle PI:

Seattle father fights for 5-year-old son abducted by mother to Japan
By LEVI PULKKINENSEATTLEPI.COM STAFF
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July 5 marked the end of a few great weeks for Carl Hillman.
After a grinding 18 months, Hillman was divorced and on vacation with son Sean. For two weeks, he relaxed with the 5-year-old, who was excited to start at the John Stanford International School's Japanese-English immersion program. The biracial boy had friends on both side of the language divide.
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Hillman dropped Sean off that evening at the home of his ex-wife, Mayumi Ogawa, expecting to see him in a few weeks after a trip to his mother's native Japan.
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Thirty-six weeks have passed since Hillman last saw his son and, despite court orders and felony charges filed this month against Ogawa, he's unsure if he ever will see him again.

Read the rest of the article here.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting this story. This has been difficult and taken alot of work to get out there.

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