Last year, the Washington Post published an article titled "Millennials are filling their homes — and the void in their hearts — with houseplants"
The plant, which clocks in at 14-18 inches wide and stands 20 inches tall in his terracotta pot, was given to Hutch by her mother back when he was just a little Al and as Hutch says, the loss is made that much more troubling as she's watched him grow up.
"I was hoping to keep him long enough to pass him on to future children," she says.
Since his disappearance, Hutch has counted the days. Though she wants nothing more than to see her "baby" return home, she asks that the thief, should they decide to keep and care for him, heeds her desperate plea.
"He also has decorative clay balls in the pot, as well a glass paperweight, and a quartz crystal with him. I hope the perpetrator(s) kept these things with him, because being his only time going missing, I believe these items would give him comfort in his scary and lonely time."
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