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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Congressman Clay Shaw (as John Perry Edson Jr.)
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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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Based on the true story of the kidnapping of Adam Walsh, son of John Walsh, host of America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988). See more »

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Followed by 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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TV movie continues to deliver the special message about missing children.
10 April 1999 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

It's a shame these made-for-TV movies are hardly getting a second chance nowadays, but a few have one thing in common: inspiration through willpower. ADAM is one such movie, and to this very day, it remains as powerful as it gets! This chronicles the movement of awareness from a fictional John Walsh to deliver the message to America about lost children following a true-life situation that shatters our hearts. It is a struggle for hope and accomplishment that results into a winningly emotional, and lesson-filled drama for all parents who raise young children. Walsh, as many of us know, hosts the long running and highly acclaimed AMERICA'S MOST WANTED. Here, he's the important role in the care of this film, making him (and this film) a benchmark example of support for the nationwide communities, and to the federal government. This one is so compelling, and so inspirational that it would be way too difficult not to recommend it. And the fact that ADAM is vital to the importance of our society would require a mandatory family viewing. Keep it up, John!


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