THE DISAPPEARANCE OF PAULA JEAN WELDEN

05.18.2019 - By WHISPERED TRUE STORIES

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On December 1, 1946, in Bennington, Vermont, college student Paul Jean Welden, 18, went for a walk on a hiking trail, to relax, after a long day.  She was never seen again. 
 This episode shares the story with you – told entirely in Whisper, by Kit Caren.
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HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Robinson, Rebecca, After 60 Years, Student's Fate Remains A Legendary Mystery, Bennington Banner, December 1, 2006.
Vanished: The Unsolved Disappearance of Paula Jean Welden, The Line-Up (webpage, July 6, 2016).
Paula Jean Welden and the Birth of the Vermont State Police, New England Historical Society (webpage, 2016).
Dooling, Michael C., Clueless in New England: The Unsolved Disappearances of Paula Welden, Connie Smith, and Katherine Hull (book, 2010).    
Ryan, Stephanie L., Author: Welden May Have Fallen Victim To Serial Killer, Berkshire Eagle (July 4, 2010; interview with Michael Dooling).
Bovson, Mara, No 'Body' Knows What Happened To Girls Who Vanished Near Vermont Mountains, New York Daily News (April 16, 2016).   
Paula Jean Welden, The Charley Project (webpage, created 2004; late updated  2013).
Paula Jean Welden, The Doe Network (webpage, 2011; late updated  2013).
Ryan, Erin Kate, Many Deaths of Paula Jean Welden, Conjunctions (blog post, November 11, 2014; poetic commentary on the rumors and falsehoods surrounding the mystery of the disappearance of Paula Jean Welden).  
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CLOSING THOUGHT
Source:  attributed to Rebecca McNutt, author of the novel Smog City (2015), and several other books; unfortunately, was unable to find the exact source for this (alleged?) quote.   
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A Date With Dateline
Best Forevers
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