Claim: A teenage girl named Asha Degree is missing from her North Carolina home.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2000]
Hello everybody this is Shomari asking a huge favor on the part of my dearest friends. I need for you to send
my cousin Asha Degree’s picture to as many people as you know and to as many States as you can. She has been missing since Monday
the morning. This is tearing my family into pieces and we want to get as many people involved as we can.
Nobody knows where she will turn up, so even if you don’t fell like sending it, do it anyway. Because in as in my case, you never care until it happens to you and your family. I would like for those of you who can, to make
No effort will go unnoticed and everything you can do will be appreciated. Just imagine if one of your family members was missing and you had no clue as to where they were and why they left. Well that’s what my family is going through right now.
We’ll appreciate your help and keep us in your prayers that God will see us through this terrible tradgedy. Also please put the Charlotte’s
I love you all, and God bless.
Origins: Asha Jaquilla Degree, a then nine-year-old girl,
disappeared from her North Carolina home on
Unfortunately, despite a few minor breaks in case over the course of the last five years, Asha Degree (now a 14-year-old) remains missing. In August 2001, Asha’s book bag (along with a pair of men’s pants and some animal bones) was discovered by a construction worker in a wooded area along
Age-progressed renderings of how Asha would look as an older child can be viewed at both of the links below.
|Kidnapping Investigation: Asha Jaquilla Degree (FBI)|
|Endangered Missing: Asha Degree (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)|
Last updated: 27 March 2005