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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Receive Honorary Diploma: 'There Were Lots of Tears'

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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Receive Honorary Diploma: 'There Were Lots of Tears'

Originally posted 05/29/2015 10:25AM

Cleveland kidnapping survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus did not have the chance to graduate with their high school classmates when they should have, but school officials changed that on Wednesday when they gave them honorary diplomas and an afternoon filled with pomp and circumstance.

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Man Reunites with Biological Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

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Man Reunites with Biological Mom 41 Years After He Was Taken as a Baby

Originally posted 05/26/2015 12:00PM

Travis Tolliver burst into tears as he held his biological mother Nelly Reyes for the first time – 41 years after they'd last laid eyes on each other.

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'Kidnapper Mom' Genevieve Kelley Reunites with Husband After 6-Month, Court-Ordered Separation

'Kidnapper Mom' Genevieve Kelley Reunites with Husband After 6-Month, Court-Ordered Separation

Originally posted 05/20/2015 02:55PM

When Genevieve Kelley surrendered to authorities in November after being a fugitive for more than a decade, she had no idea the court would prevent her from seeing her husband Scott as part of her bail conditions.

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Kidnapper Mom Genevieve Kelley Talks About Hiding for a Decade to Protect Her Daughter

Originally posted 05/18/2015 12:50PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "20923969" "" "peoplenow" "auto"] In 2004, Genevieve and Scott Kelley had been married for only two years when they were forced to make a life-changing decision.

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Quick-Thinking Nanny Foils Kidnapping Attempt in Central Park

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Quick-Thinking Nanny Foils Kidnapping Attempt in Central Park

Originally posted 05/16/2015 12:00PM

A quick-thinking nanny thwarted a would-be kidnapper in Central Park earlier this week, boldly approaching a woman who allegedly snatched her 2-year-old charge off a swing.

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Kidnapper Mom Genevieve Kelley Explains 10 Years as a Fugitive: I Had No Other Choice

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Kidnapper Mom Genevieve Kelley Explains 10 Years as a Fugitive: I Had No Other Choice

Originally posted 05/13/2015 02:40PM

More than a decade ago, Genevieve Kelley walked away from her medical practice, her friends and family and endured a lonely experience in third-world countries – all, she says, for the sake of her daughter.

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New York Man Admits to Kidnapping and Abusing 2 Amish Girls

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New York Man Admits to Kidnapping and Abusing 2 Amish Girls

Originally posted 05/11/2015 10:50AM

Stephen Howells, the man accused of kidnapping and abusing two young Amish girls, pleaded guilty on Friday to 21 federal charges, including making child pornography with the girls and four other children.

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Etan Patz Murder Trial Ends in Hung Jury and Mistrial

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Etan Patz Murder Trial Ends in Hung Jury and Mistrial

Originally posted 05/08/2015 03:55PM

After three weeks of deliberations, a judge declared a mistrial in the case against Pedro Hernandez, the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz more than three decades ago.

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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Share Their Love of Life

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Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Share Their Love of Life

Originally posted 04/25/2015 04:45PM

For a decade, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were reminded of what they didn’t have.

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