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The short, unhappy life of Jeremiah Oliver, failed by all

He was a little boy lost, long before the state lost track of him, and then simply stopped looking.

The case of Jeremiah Oliver, theFitchburg boy who was missing for months before state officials became aware of his disappearance. Jeremiah, last seen alive at age 4, moved roughly a dozen times in his life. Here is a breakdown of his different homes, and key events in his case.

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