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Highway of Tears Update
Posted October 2nd, 2012 - 6:06 pm by from Ottawa, Canada (Permalink)
Hey Y'all.

I just wanted to let people know that there have been a lot of disappearances of hitchhikers up here in Northern BC lately, and that males are going missing too. I am told people are disappearing at a rate of about one a month. Please take this into account if you are hitchhiking Highway 16, especially between Prince George and Prince Rupert, and especially if you are native or look native. Most of the disappearances have been indigenous people.

Just a heads up. Bad things do happen, don't think it can't happen to you. A good friend of mine endured a traumatic incident which involved being held at gunpoint and molested (clothes on) in the Yukon. To my knowledge the perpetrators are still on the loose. Be careful.

Love, crow.