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The disappearance of Adam Walsh in 1981 was one of the original media "true crime" sensations. This was the day before the popularity of 24-hour news, and infotainment shows that mixed real life tragedies with celebrity scandals. And Adam's father, John Walsh parlayed his fifteen minutes of fame into a full-blown career. But unlike so many others, Walsh's career was to help put other criminals in jail. His contribution to the safety of Americans is likely incalculable. How many others turn their tragedies into something so good? I'm looking at you, Jug Twitty. . .
Florida police say Adam Walsh murder solved
Adam Walsh, the 6-year-old son of television crime show host John Walsh, was kidnapped and killed 27 years ago by a drifter who later died in jail, police in Florida said on Tuesday in closing the books on one of America's best-known unsolved crimes. . .
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