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I never thought I'd ever have do a "MUST SEE" diary, so you know I really, REALLY mean it.

I grew up not far from where this all went down.  Southwest side of Cleveland Ohio.

A 16-year-old white girl named Amanda Berry was abducted back in 2003.  Just yesterday, She managed to escape from her abductor's house, with the help of a neighbor.  

There were also two other women rescued, and two little girls.

The neighbor, Charles Ramsey, has something to say.  And he says it well.  

ESPECIALLY at the end.  

Just watch:  

The real takeaway from this, is that EVERYONE in Cleveland knew the name Amanda Berry.  You know the drill..............pretty white girl.  Abducted.  Gina DeJesus is Hispanic.  Uh-huh.  Michele Knight, the third woman rescued, hasn't been identified further.

But neither of their names is well-known.

Anyway, let's rejoice that this abduction story has a happy ending.


Here's Amanda's call to 9-1-1, fresh out of her ten-year captivity.

A second interview of Charles Ramsey

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