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June 23, 2013 Uncategorized

Massive Search Underway For Missing Seattle Hiker

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On the morning of her disappearance, Samantha Sayers made the two hour drive from her Seattle home for a solo hike at Vesper Peak in the North Cascades in Snohomish County. She is familiar with the area and previously went hiking there several times. “Samantha is a very avid hiker,” her mother said. “She wanted to go off alone. When she didn’t, he went looking for her. He located her vehicle parked at the trailhead. Despite increasing darkness, he hiked 2 miles canada goose clearance along the rocky pathway before he fell and broke his flashlight.

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buy canada goose jacket cheap Samantha Sayers grew up in Girard, Pennsylvania, Canada Goose Parka a small borough in the canada goose Erie metropolitan canada goose coats statistical area. She has two elder brothers. Before graduating from high school, canada goose uk outlet she was diagnosed with alopecia, an incurable autoimmune disorder that attacks hair follicles, causing the hair to fall out. buy canada goose jacket cheap

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After high school, Samantha Sayers enrolled at the State University of New York at Fredonia.

“She was originally going to go to college for musical theater, https://www.canadagoosejacketonlines.ca but then I was diagnosed with cancer, and she took a year off,” her mother said. “She thought about it during that time and said, ‘I actually want canada goose clearance sale to make money,’ so she decided to work in cheap Canada Goose the back end of the theater.”

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buy canada goose jacket According to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, a group of hikers reported seeing Samantha Sayers on her way up Vesper Peak around midmorning on Aug. 1. Another hiker who reported seeing her the same day told police they ate lunch together at the 6,220 foot summit and then he watched her head south from the summit. buy canada goose jacket

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A military plane flew over the area during the first Canada Goose online two days of the search. Lisa Sayers said they were called in to help locate her daughter’s phone.

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The search is one of the longest for the sheriff’s office in recent years, spokeswoman Courtney O’Keefe told The Seattle Times on Tuesday. Searchers are reportedly checking every direction from the summit.

“We are going to exhaust all the canada goose black friday sale resources we can to bring her home,” she said.

Dares has been searching for her since the day she disappeared.

“Right now’s the time for action,” he told The Everett Herald. canada goose store “Sitting at home and getting emotional isn’t going to bring Sam home. You wouldn’t think you can go seven days without sleeping, but you can.”

“They’ve all been uk canada goose incredible,” she said. “Our family and Kevin’s family are beyond grateful for all the support and love we’re receiving. We’re truly humbled by all of it.”

The family has started a GoFundMe campaignto purchase food and survival gear for 20 one gallon bags that rescuers have been dropping in various locations in hopes that Samantha Sayers might stumble across them. As of Thursday, more than $29,000 has been raised.


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