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Raised by 17 people in 36 months
We are the family of Lea Porter who was murdered in Colorado on June 3, 2014, by a man named Christopher Waide. 

Last Friday, November 6th, Christopher Waide was sentenced (by a Plea deal) to 48 years in Prison.  In addition, he was convicted of sexual child endangerment and for possessing more than 22,000 photos and videos of child pornography.  

This "find" was a result from searching Waide's apartment for evidence in Lea's murder.  Because of Lea, another child sexual predator is off the streets and your children are safe now from this man.

Lea's petite, 19 year old body has never been recovered. 
The now convicted murderer has kept her whereabouts hidden from us, which has left us searching for Lea for nearly a year and a half... but we're not finished searching.  

As more details come to us now that the case is closed and Christopher Waide was  convicted of Lea's murder,
we intend to knock out every possible location.

Large scale search parties are being put together; some can be implemented now, some after our upcoming Colorado Winter.  This will hopefully give us time to raise money for the search.  

No one charges us for their services and everyone volunteers their time, but we do have to pay expenses.  This can get costly when we're talking about "large scale" searches.  

We have many locals volunteering that we'll have to feed and possibly lodge.  Our needs will also include any necessary equipment rentals, etc...

 And as I get requests for more details regarding the search for Lea,  we have to use caution as to not  say the wrong thing to the wrong person. What if somebody  knows where Lea is, and what if they see where we are searching...  we have to protect the integrity of the case,  including the identity or identities of people who are helping us. 

To the people who doubt or think that we should not look for Lea anymore, I will remind you of this:

At the sentencing hearing on November 6, 2014, the judge told Christopher Waide that he did not believe one word of his accounts of what happened the night he murdered Lea.  

 And we have learned by one of Christopher Waide's professors at the criminal justice school  he was attending at the time of the murder,  Christopher Waide attended courses  that taught him about making false statements, cleaning up a crime scene, and how to avoid blood transfer.

In addition, after a 40+ day search at the commerce city landfill outside of Denver, among other things, the smallest item found was Lea's small gold ring  that I had given her as a  Christmas gift on her last Christmas of 2013. 

The inventory list of what law enforcement found at the landfill is a testimony to what they did not find, and that is our sweet Lea. 

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The family of Lea Porter would like to wish everyone a blessed, happy and safe Thanksgiving. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who will be missing a loved-one at their dinner tables this year; we understand your pain.

I know it's hard to believe that you can make a difference but I promise you that together, we can.

Please join us and
Help Find Lea Porter... God Bless
20/20 Utube video - Lea Porter
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"No one is compelled to except the truth, but it is certainly a shame upon the human intellect when a person is not even interested in finding out what the truth is"
~author unknown

Below is JUST ONE reason our Family continues to look for Lea. And remember, we are releasing only ONE tiny portion of the facts.

This is for the unbelievers, or people who have given up on her, or people who continue to say or believe that Lea was ever in the landfill.

The pictures shown are just TWO of the items found at the Landfill, and described in Christopher Waide's police interview. Everything that was found at the Landfill were stuffed into a single pillowcase.

We show you these facts:
Christopher Waide's Police interview
Lea's black Yoga pants, as described
Lea's bra, perfectly described
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Below is a link to Lea's Crimewatch Daily program. They did a great job, and Maxx and I appreciate so much that someone finally took a real interest in Lea's story.

By no means is this the end of the story. There is so much more to tell, and Crimewatch Daily hopes to do follow-up segments.

Slowly and responsibly, we'll start releasing more information.

As we still continue to search for Lea, we appreciate any support you're able to give for our search needs. We are humbled that many have already given, and understand that some simply cannot. To you, we ask that you keep sharing Lea's story.

You have our most sincerest gratitude
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This was a life that had hardly begun,
No time to find your place in the Sun.
No time to do all you could have done,
But we loved you enough for a lifetime

No time to enjoy the world and it's wealth,
No time to take life down off the shelf.
No time to sing the songs of yourself
Though you had enough love for a lifetime.

Those who live long endure sadness and tears,
But you'll never suffer the sorrowing years.
No betrayal, no anger, no hatred, no fears,
Just love - Only love - In your lifetime.
~Mary Yarnall
"Tis said memories are Golden.
But we never wanted memories;
we only wanted you"

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Raised by 17 people in 36 months
Created November 16, 2015
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29 months ago
Robin Miller
30 months ago

I pray you find your daughter

32 months ago
AmberN'Austin Ward
33 months ago

I know this isn't much but this is my last $5 and you need it more then I do I wouldn't know what to do without my family I'll be donating as much as I can and you just worries about getting your little girl home

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