Jim-Bob meets a boy who is on his way to join the Air Corps, but the boy never actually leaves. Turns out he is a runaway. Meanwhile, Elizabeth misses Grandma, and thus builds a grandmotherly relationship with Maude Gormley.

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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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Jim-Bob meets a boy who is on his way to join the Air Corps, but the boy never actually leaves. Turns out he is a runaway. Meanwhile, Elizabeth misses Grandma, and thus builds a grandmotherly relationship with Maude Gormley.

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1 December 1977 (USA)  »

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When Joe and Claire are found in the hayloft and come down to be taken to the orphanage by Sheriff Bridges, Claire's suitcase, that Joe clearly took up there, suddenly vanishes. See more »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] With each passing year on Waltons Mountain our growth was sparked by learning and change. In fitting together the pieces of our developing personalities, there came a time when my youngest brother, Jim Bob, had to make a decision which was to affect the rest of his life.
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