Dec 1 2021
Vidocq Society with Bob Taft and Updates and Replay of America’s Unknown Child
He would be approximately 70years old today, although no one really knows exactly how old he would be, because no one knows when he was born, or his name,or his parents or who is favorite comic book hero was. No one knows anything,. We only know him as The Boy in a Box, or America’s Unknown child. He is the unidentified murder victim, 3 to 7 years old, whose naked, battered body was found in a cardboard box in the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 25, 1957.
Gift Bob received from the Vidocq Society
I KNEW the building would look like this!!
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Newest Grave stone, I hope it soon will say a name instead
Wanted Poster for information
Detectives lovingly dressed him for photos and his funeral
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