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haele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-10-06 12:13 AM
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23. Remember Danielle Van Damm?
Edited on Sun Sep-10-06 12:14 AM by haele
I just read the article about the Dukettes.
The boy was last seen in his room. His mom only noticed him gone at 9pm at night.

Same as with Danielle Van Damme, a local case where a neighbor snatched a 7 year old girl while her parents were out "partying" in separate locations.
"Two more witnesses for David Westerfield testified Monday morning that Danielle van Dam's mother was in a bar propositioning strangers the night the 7-year-old vanished from her home just outside San Diego. "

We don't know - nor might it have been any importance to this child's disappearance - where they went the day before.
We don't know if perhaps mom might not have wanted her husband to know where she was. Or want the rest of her family or neighbors to know where she was, because what she was doing was her business.
Or she might just have felt it was too much. Her boy missing, she not knowing what was going on, the overwhelming attention, feeling everyone was blaming her - Heck, I know many young women with depression or low self-esteem that would quickly just want to get it over with and kill themselves because it is too much. Whether or not she or anywhere she went the day before had anything to do with the boy's disappearance.

What Nancy Grace did - harassing for ratings - is despicable. Anyone with even a high school journalism class knows there are many different ways to bring up controversy when doing an interview, especially when dealing with someone who might be on the edge.

Would it have killed her ratings that much to be more neutral and less accusatory in her interview? No, of course not - it's far more fun and profitable to finish off the "suspect" on national TV...

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