One of Mary Ellen's mountain patient dies, leaving his young teen to the helping hand. Mary Ellen intervenes because she is so young. He kidnaps Elizabeth until he gets the girl.

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One of Mary Ellen's mountain patient dies, leaving his young teen to the helping hand. Mary Ellen intervenes because she is so young. He kidnaps Elizabeth until he gets the girl.

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28 May 1981 (USA)  »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] The post war years brought great social change and progress to our community. But for the hill folk living above us on the mountain, it was as though time had passed them by. They held on rigidly to their old ways and customs, even if it meant breaking the law.
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