Cathy Frye conducted numerous interviews with rescuers, her family, her friends and even her husband, Rick, in order to report this series. She also used information from interviews that other Arkansas Democrat-Gazette staff members conducted with her.
Special thanks to the Texas Search and Rescue (TEXSAR), game wardens with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas State Park Police, the Department of Public Safety, Texas State Guard, U.S. Border Patrol and all of the searchers that provided photos, video and their time to this project.
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