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Adam (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 October 1983 (USA)
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After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

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After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.

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One of the photos for the abducted children shown at the end of this movie, named Bryon Anthony McCane, is of rapper Bizzy Bone, who is a former member of Bone Thugs N Harmony. He was abducted at age 4 by his father in the '80s. See more »

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Featured in Adam: His Song Continues (1986) See more »

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Peace Prayer
Lyrics adapted from St. Francis of Assisi
Music by John Foley, S.J.
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One of the finest television movies
18 June 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This fall will mark 20 years since the first airing of 'Adam'. While John Walsh now hosts 'America's Most Wanted' as well as his own talk show, in my opinion, he has become 'America's Most Admired'. I will take a show like 'AMW' over any reality show airing today. I believe that society can become more educated from this show than from a show depicting marrying a total stranger of eating raw flora on some deserted island.

Huzzah for 'Adam', John Walsh, and 'America's Most Wanted'.


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