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Runaway Train 25

Still from the Runaway Train 25 campaign

In the 1990s, Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" music video featured images of missing children and helped recover 21 of the featured children. For the 25th anniversary, NCMEC reimagined "Runaway Train" with new artists and created a first-of-its-kind music video.

Knowing that more than half of recovered children are found in the state from which they are missing, NCMEC used today's technology to present images of children missing from a viewer's local area.

Visit the Runaway Train 25 website to watch the music video and learn more about the campaign. Also see the Search for Missing Children page on the NCMEC website to conduct your own search of children who are currently missing. 

2015 Commemorative Stamp

Forget-Me-Not Forever Stamp 2015, Help Find Missing Children

In May 2015, the U.S. Postal Service issued a Forget-Me-Not stamp to increase public awareness about missing children and how the public can assist with search efforts.

The stamp shows a group of purple forget-me-nots along with a lone flower and features the words "Forget-Me-Not" and "Help Find Missing Children."