Mulder requests to be put on the case of a seemingly routine child abduction case of a missing little girl. Mulder finds a connection between this case and old x-files involving missing children. Scully believes that Mulder is personalizing the case, relating it to the abduction of his sister Samantha. Written by
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[from sister's diary
I hope he reads this, and knows I wish I could see his face for real.
References Twilight Zone