These days, the idea of a missing person appearing on a milk carton is something of a cliché, and it’s probably better known as a sitcom trope than something that happened in real life. However, for a time in the 1980s, it was used as a method to help locate missing children, even if its usefulness was hotly debated in its day.
It started in 1984, when the face of Etan Patz was displayed on milk cartons, pizza boxes, and more, but the trend only lasted a few years. Let’s take a look at why we don’t see missing kids on milk cartons anymore.
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