Find Missing Steven Craig Damman!

Missing Toddler, Suspicious Disappearance, Cold Case

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Find Missing Steven Craig Damman!

Find Missing Steven Craig Damman!

Find missing Steven Craig Damman!
He has been missing longer than many of us have lived.
It has been literally a lifetime
Since anyone has last seen or heard from him.
What happened to Steven Craig Damman?

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Details

Find Missing Steven Craig Damman! Steven Craig Damman has been missing since October 31, 1955. He is missing from East Meadow, New York. Steven Craig Damman’s case is classified as a non-family abduction. His year of birth is 1952. At the time of his disappearance, Steven was 2 years old. His current age is 65 years old. Steven Craig Damman is a Caucasian male. He is described as 3’2″ tall and 32 pounds at the time of his disappearance. His hair is blond and his eyes are blue.

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Descriptions

Steven Craig Damman has a small scar under his chin. He has a birthmark resembling a mole on back of his left calf. He has a healed fracture to his left arm. He walked with his toes turned out at the time of his 1955 disappearance. Steven’s nickname is Stevie, and some accounts spell his name “Stephen.” Steven was undergoing treatment for a growth on his kidney at the time that he vanished. When he was last seen, Steven was wearing blue overalls or dungarees, a blue polo shirt, a red sweater with blue and white ships imprinted on the front, and brown shoes.

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Circumstances

Steven Craig Damman was last seen at a supermarket in East Meadow, Long Island, New York. This event occurred on October 31, 1955. The establishment was a block and a half from his home; he had gone there with his mother and seven-month-old sister.

Steven’s mother left him and his sister, who was in a carriage, outside the supermarket. She did this for about ten minutes while she shopped for bread. When she came out, both children were gone. Steven’s sister was recovered still inside her carriage a few blocks away. But her brother has never been heard from again.

In late November 1955, a student at Queens College in New York City wrote three letters demanding money from Steven’s parents in exchange for the toddler’s safe return. Each letter asked for a larger amount: first $3,000, then $10,000, then $14,000. Steven’s parents attempted to comply. But the student turned out to be an opportunist who had nothing to do with Steven’s presumed abduction.

It was suggested that Steven might be the “Boy in the Box” or “America’s Unknown Child.” That unidentified male is a small boy who was found dead inside a cardboard box in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1957. They both were blond and blue-eyed and both had the same scars, but the unidentified boy did not have a healed arm fracture as Steven had and Steven’s footprints, taken when he was a baby, did not match the Philadelphia child.

In 2003, the police compared the unidentified boy’s DNA with DNA from Steven’s sister to make sure. And they conclusively proved that Steven was not the Boy in the Box. The child remains unidentified in spite of a major investigative effort that continues today.

Steven is originally from Iowa. His father was in the Air Force in 1955 and the family was stationed on Long Island. His father left the Air Force a few months after Steven’s abduction and the family returned to Iowa. His parents divorced in 1957 and both of them later remarried. His father still lives in Iowa and had two sons by his second marriage; his mother now lives in Missouri.

The case received additional media attention in 2009 when a Michigan man claimed he was Steven. But DNA tests ruled out this possibility. There is very little evidence available to indicate Steven’s fate and his case remains unsolved.

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Appeal

Steven Craig Damman has been missing for over 63 years. This adds up to an entire lifetime. His disappearance occurred long before DNA testing, technology, or missing persons awareness. But after over six decades, his case has managed to stay alive long after other equally important missing persons cases are closed without resolution. What happened after Steven was last seen in the supermarket so long ago? Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Steven Craig Damman? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for her disappearance?

Do you have any information? You may contact the Nassau County Police Department at: (516) 573-7000. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678. You may call 9-1-1 or your local police.

NCMEC: 1149544
NamUs: MP4580

Steven Craig Damman has a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children poster page. The above image is courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
Steven Craig Dammon has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
This is a video appeal for Steven Craig Damman. Click here to view it.
This is an early 2018 short post about Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
This is a 2011 article about Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
This is a 2009 article about Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
This is a 2009 article about Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
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This is a lengthy, detailed 2009 article about Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
This is a blog post about Steven Craig Damman, with comments. Click here and learn more.
This is a Reddit page for Steven Craig Damman. Click here and learn more.
The above information is found on Steven Craig Damman’s Charley Project Page.I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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I'm a Christian, meaning that I have a relationship with God, through trust in HIs Son Jesus. I'm a pro-life blogger, and I have three websites, focused on the sanctity of life. The first one is https://neverabortion.com, which is specific to calling for an end to abortion through educating people about alternatives and pro-life news and opinions. The second site, https://alllivesaresacred.com, is also devoted to ending abortion through reaching out to moms in crisis and educating them on alternatives. This second site has the broader aim of celebrating the sanctity of all human life. Born and unborn. I want to reach a broad audience through the second site. The third site, https://www.missingadultskids.com, is devoting to finding missing persons, identifying the unidentified, and bringing justice to victims of crime.

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