Gym owner James Stammers from Bristol hopes his brother Anthony will come back to life and will appeal on Channel 4’s grueling show any information that may help the search
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A contestant on the show SAS: Who Dares Wins hopes the show can help find her brother.
James Stammers has never lost hope that his brother Anthony will come back to life after disappearing 10 years ago. And on Monday, he will appeal on TV for information about the incident that has sparked a huge search.
Anthony, who is depressed, left his home in Colchester, Essex, on 27 May 2012, saying he was going to London. He will give a reading at his grandfather’s funeral the next day.
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An hour after he left, Anthony, 27, texted Julie’s mother, asking her to prepare his pants for the funeral.
Police discovered his bank card was used to withdraw cash from a machine near his house, but the traces remained cold even though there were 30 officers in the case.
James, 40, also has sister Cathy, 42, decided to join the grueling show in part to create publicity for his brother.
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“As the years go by, it is difficult to know what to do to motivate when someone is missing,” he said.
“I just wanted to do whatever I could to draw attention not only to him but also to those who are missing loved ones.”
James, who owns a gym in Bristol, describes Anthony as a “creative soul” and a “very nice person”.
He added: “He was a one-man, one-original. He’s almost unique because he goes against the norm and does his own thing.”
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James and 19 other recruits will participate in physical challenges posed by former special operations soldiers in the Jordan desert.
To work out, he bought a sauna suit and spent months running and working out.
He added: “The show doesn’t give you from afar any real insight into the emotional struggles, and how to drain every last element of it.
“It’s a permanent state of edge sensation, which you can’t judge by looking at.”
Despite the challenge, James says it was a positive experience that he would do again in a heartbeat. And he also remains positive that, one day, his brother will return.
“I will always believe that Anthony is still there,” James said. The most overarching wish is just to know he is healthy and happy.
“And also let him know that he is so much loved by all of us and that he really misses him. We would give anything just to know that he was fine. “
SAS: Who Dare to Win will air on Channel 4 at 9pm tomorrow night
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/sas-contestant-hopes-show-help-26781808 SAS contestant hopes the program will help him find his brother who went missing 10 years ago