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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In 2008, The Hollywood Police Department closed the case of the murder of Adam Walsh, naming Ottis Elwood Toole (1947-1996) the killer of Adam Walsh. Ottis Toole was a prolific serial killer who along with his partner-in-crime Henry Lee Lucas are thought to have been responsible for dozens of murders across the United States. Ottis Toole confessed in graphic detail how he kidnapped and murdered Adam Walsh in 1983, shortly after his arrest. He then recanted and then confessed again, only later to recant once again. In 1991, after he was exposed as a vicious serial killer, Jeffery Dahmer was considered a strong suspect in the case, because in 1981 he lived in Miami Beach, Florida a short distance from the now defunct Hollywood Mall. There are also several witnesses who to this day swear they saw him at the Hollywood Mall on July 27, 1981. After a "thorough" review of the case, The HPD concluded it was Ottis Toole who was responsible. 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 Best TV Movies Ever Made
9 November 2003 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

To this day, I still watch this movie because I have it taped on vhs and it's still one of the best tv movies ever made and it still makes me cry. They should really make more movies like this one now because everyday a child goes missing. Every year, they have the "Missing Children's Network" telethon so why not make more movies too.


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