Reader’s Digest published the inspirational story on the reunion of Dave and Ellen in their November, 2014 issue, written by Melody Warnick. An online story was simultaneously carried on the internet. At last count, 12,800 readers had shared the online story with their Facebook friends.
12/06/14: Bill Engle, Staff Writer for the Palladium Item, Richmond, Indiana received a first place award Saturday, December 6, 2014 from the Hoosier State Press Association, for his trilogy of stories published on the search for Roseann, their reunion and ‘the Spot.’ Bill's first story "If He Hadn't Found Me, I Would Have Died" was published on Sunday, March 2, 2014. The front page story, with an accompanying second page continuation, chronicled the abandonment of a 2-5 day old infant (Ellen Suey) that Dave Hickman found when he was 14 years old, while hunting with his grandfather in the woods of Richmond, Indiana. His second and third front page stories were published on May 5th and May 6th, 2014.