19 August 2008
Alzheimer's patient needs his medicine, sister says

The Post and Courier
The last time Delgratia Stinson-Belton saw her brother, he was chatting with a meter maid at about noon Monday. Then the 68-year-old Alzheimer's patient was gone.

Gerald Stinson, of Rock Hill, was visiting Charleston with his sister when he disappeared downtown near the intersection of Broad and State streets. He was last seen wearing navy-blue pants, a gray polo shirt with black stripes and a crumpled looking cap.

"It was like, 'Now you see me and now you don't,' " she said. "I saw him and he was a good distance ahead of me, and I said 'Gerald!' He was (gone) like a rabbit."
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