The Legend: A little girl named Penny Brown has gone missing from her home. This hoax is spreading all across the internet. It has a picture of a little girl with dark hair, and is saying that Penny Brown is missing. If you see this, don't believe it.
This is the e-mail: "Please pass this to everyone in your address book.
We have a store manager (Wal-Mart) from Longs, SC who has a 9 year old daughter who has been missing for 2 weeks. Keep the picture moving on. With luck on her side she will be found.
I am asking you all, begging you to please forward this email on to anyone and everyone you know, PLEASE. My 9 year old girl, Penny Brown, is missing. She has been missing for now two weeks..
It is still not too late. Please help us. If anyone anywhere knows anything, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org I am including a picture of her. All prayers are appreciated!! It only takes 2 seconds to forward this on. If it was your child, you would want all the help you could get.
Thank you for your kindness. Hopefully you can help us. "
The only factual part of the story is a name. Penny Brown was a resident in Salamanca, New York. On Mothers Day, she went for a jog on a popular trial. A young man with the last name Kindt strangled her. This happened years ago.
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