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Missing: 81-year-old man last seen Friday in SE Houston found safe, officials say

The missing 81-year-old man who was last seen on Friday has been found safe.

HOUSTON — An 81-year-old man who went missing on Friday was found safely on Saturday, officials say.

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Thousands of people go missing every year across the United States, and there are organizations and law enforcement agencies that work to bring them home to loved ones.

The Texas Center for the Missing is an organization with Houston roots that works to educate loved ones and authorities on finding the lost. 

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From resources that deal with missing children to endangered adults, the non-profit organization has compiled a wealth of resources to help. 

There is no 24-hour waiting period required to report a person missing, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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