[Congressional Record Volume 156, Number 150 (Wednesday, November 17, 2010)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E1939]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]




           CALLING ON JAPAN TO ADDRESS CHILD ABDUCTION CASES

                                 ______
                                 

                               speech of

                       HON. CHRISTOPHER H. SMITH

                             of new jersey

                    in the house of representatives

                      Tuesday, September 28, 2010

  Mr. SMITH of New Jersey. Mr. Speaker, I would like to submit the 
names of the children abducted to Japan whose left-behind American 
parent has contacted me directly.
  M.B., abducted to Japan July 21, 1995
  E.B., abducted to Japan July 21, 1995
  Ezra Lui, abducted to Japan November 13, 1999
  Kaira Kelly Litwiller, abducted to Japan June 10, 2003
  Takoda Tei Weed, abducted to Japan January 16, 2004
  Tiana Kiku Weed, abducted to Japan January 16, 2004
  Kento Didier Touboule, abducted to Japan October 15, 2005
  Mary Victoria Lake, abducted to Japan August 2005
  Kai Hachiya, abducted to Japan December 28, 2006
  Masahiro Brown, abducted in Japan since April of 2007
  David N. Gessleman, abducted to Japan May 13, 2007
  Joshua K. Gessleman, abducted to Japan May 13, 2007
  Kaya Summer Xiao-Lian Wong, abducted to Japan August 2007
  Wayne Kosaku Sawyer, abducted to Japan December 15, 2008
  Yuuki Patrick McCoy (Kojima), abducted in Japan August 17, 2008
  Keisuke Christian Collins, abducted to Japan June 16, 2008
  Sean Hillman, abducted to Japan July 5, 2008
  Kana Sugiyama-Gomez, abducted to Japan April 10, 2008
  Joe Yamada, abducted to Japan September 1, 2008
  Grace Danielle Starr, abducted to Japan January or February 2009
  Brian Senna Starr, abducted to Japan January or February 2009
  ``Mochi'' Atomu Imoto Morehouse, abducted to Japan June 23, 2010
  Mr. Speaker, the United States is currently seeking the return of at 
least 136 abducted American children.

                          ____________________