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Janet Jenkins Seeks Public’s Help To Locate Missing Child

Jim Burroway

January 5th, 2010

As we’ve been reporting, a Vermont family court had ordered Lisa Miller to transfer custody of Isabella Miller-Jenkins to Janet Jenkins on January 1, 2010. The court order came as a result of Miller’s refusal to allow her former civil union partner access to the child they had been raising together. Miller has refused to comply with that court order, and her whereabouts and those of Isabella are currently unknown. Janet Jenkins is now turning to the public for help in locating her daughter.

Isabella Miller-Jenkins and Lisa Miller. Both are reported missing.

Isabella Miller-Jenkins and Lisa Miller. Both are reported missing.

“I am so worried about Isabella. I do not know where she is or whether she is okay.

Isabella is my daughter. Lisa and I decided together to have a child, and that we would use alternative reproductive technology to do so. We picked out a donor together. I was there with Lisa when she gave birth to Isabella. We gave her both our last names, since we were both her parents. After Isabella was born, Lisa and I cared for her together. We both fed her, played with her, changed her diapers, and loved her.

Eventually, the courts ruled that I was Isabella’s parent, but in my heart I’ve always known that. It was devastating to me, as I’m sure it was to Isabella, when Lisa withheld contact between me and my daughter.

My goal has never been to separate Isabella from Lisa. I just want Isabella to know and love both of her parents. I just want to be with her, like any parent.

Please help me find my child.”

Anyone with information regarding Isabella’s and Lisa’s whereabouts should call the Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678 or the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-4800.



January 5th, 2010 | LINK

No surprise here. These kristianists obey the law only inasmuch as they profit from it. If the petulant cry-babies do not get their way, they are the first to become law breakers.

Hypocrites! This is NOT the way of Christ!

I hope they nail Miller with a lengthy jail sentence, as well as any co-conspirators that are discovered.

Lindoro Almaviva
January 5th, 2010 | LINK

Please, please, PLEASE! Tell me someone close to Janet has given her, her lawyer and the authorities all the materials that have been discussed regarding Debbie Thompson.

Someone needs to look into the possibility that more is known than what DT leads (and protests) to believe.

Priya Lynn
January 5th, 2010 | LINK

Lindoro, do you mean Debbie Thurman and not Debbie Thompson?

Lindoro Almaviva
January 5th, 2010 | LINK

And in that you are right. Copies of all the postings that have appeared on the web should be forwarded to the authorities just in case.

January 5th, 2010 | LINK

I’m pretty sure that picture is of Isabella and LISA, not Isabella and JANET. Thought you’d like to know…

Jim Burroway
January 5th, 2010 | LINK

I’ve corrected the caption. Thanks.

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