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Episode 7: Little Rain Boots

Updated: Jun 28, 2020

Four year old Ruth Anne O'Neill goes missing in the Hawthorne neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. Her neighbor, thirteen year old  Michele Gates, has information that can shed some light on what happened. What police find out from Michele would shock the Portland metro area and lead to a record breaking trial.

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