A decade later, Santa Ana dad still fights for his son’s return from Japan – Orange County Register

In an alternate life, Keisuke Collins would have started high school last week as a freshman at Tustin Unified’s Foothill High. But in reality, Keisuke lives an ocean away from Orange County and from the father who misses him.

Randy Collins, 56, has not so much as spoken with the boy throughout his school career. “Not a day goes by that he isn’t on my mind,” said the Santa Ana resident.

In the wake of a bitter divorce, Collins’ ex-wife, Reiko, spirited their then-five-year-old to her native Japan. Officials there have made “zero attempt” to reunite father and son, Collins said.

Collins and dozens of other parents in similar situations around the country have bonded over their common cause. They share a passion for testifying before congressional hearings and for imploring politicians to take action. They share a national…

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