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Mom gets photos of son missing for 24 years
CNN ^ | September 1, 2006 | AP

Posted on 09/01/2006 3:37:34 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The mother of a boy abducted 24 years ago said she's bewildered by two photographs left at her front door, apparently showing her son and two other children bound and gagged.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: gannon; gosch; governmentsexrings; iowa; jeffgannon; johnny; johnnygosch; kidnappings; missing; mostevil; pedophiles; perverts; sexrings; sexslavery; westdesmoines
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1 posted on 09/01/2006 3:37:37 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav
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To: Btrp113Cav

Oh my god..


2 posted on 09/01/2006 3:38:38 PM PDT by Dog
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To: Btrp113Cav

I'm not sure I can read the rest of the story. This sounds really sick already.


3 posted on 09/01/2006 3:39:12 PM PDT by TXBubba ( Democrats: If they don't abort you then they will tax you to death.)
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To: Btrp113Cav

God have mercy on her and them but not on the perp.


4 posted on 09/01/2006 3:39:25 PM PDT by Quix (LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED. LET ISRAEL CALL ON GOD AS THEIRS! & ISLAM FLUSH ITSELF)
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To: Btrp113Cav
Strange!

Gosch believes her son was taken by child pornographers. She told authorities he briefly contacted her in 1997 but feared for his life and declined to give details about where he was. She believes his abductors got him involved in crimes, which is why he is hiding his identity.
5 posted on 09/01/2006 3:40:18 PM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: TXBubba

ditto.


6 posted on 09/01/2006 3:40:38 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: P-40

there are some theories that he was connected to government officials who went bad and were connected to child sex slavery.


7 posted on 09/01/2006 3:40:50 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav
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To: P-40
This is the kid that has been rumoured to be Jeff Gannon.

And yes, it is wierd.

8 posted on 09/01/2006 3:41:01 PM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: SoftballMominVA

Are you kidding about Jeff Gannon? Isn't he the former freeper and WH reporter or am I thinking about someone else?


9 posted on 09/01/2006 3:41:47 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: Blue Jays

Bizarre story bump.


10 posted on 09/01/2006 3:42:24 PM PDT by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: TXBubba
Read it. It says that he contacted his mother in the 90's but would not disclose his location. He may still be alive.
11 posted on 09/01/2006 3:42:32 PM PDT by free_at_jsl.com
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To: P-40

It's possible he's alive....oh my.


12 posted on 09/01/2006 3:42:40 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Btrp113Cav; LucyT

I just don't know where the strength comes from to go from day to day in this type of situation -

He has to know somewhere in his heart if he's still alive - it doesn't matter what was done to him, or what he got involved with - he has a place in his mom's heart and embrace -


13 posted on 09/01/2006 3:43:05 PM PDT by justche (If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Btrp113Cav

Looks like grist for another episode of "Most Evil" on The Discovery Channel,
even if there wasn't a murder involved.

WARNING: Children (and adults with a sensitive nature) should NOT watch "Most Evil"


14 posted on 09/01/2006 3:43:58 PM PDT by VOA
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To: Btrp113Cav

Wow. I remember this boy's name and his disappearance.
I had no idea that he'd contacted his mom 15 yrs later.
Maybe he's the one who left the picture?


15 posted on 09/01/2006 3:44:04 PM PDT by nuconvert ([there's a lot of bad people in the pistachio business])
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To: Peach

Yeah, that's the one. He was a former WH reporter and then came out as bi-sexual. If I remember right, Jeff Gannon is not his real name. There's some stuff out there on the web about it. I have not a clue as to how reliable it is.


16 posted on 09/01/2006 3:45:02 PM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: SoftballMominVA

wasn't the head of the DHS into pedophilia? that should raise some eye brows.


17 posted on 09/01/2006 3:46:41 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav
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To: Btrp113Cav

I don't think this just happened (the mother finding the photos I mean). I think it is the promotion for the mother's book. It would be difficult to read, but probably will be a best seller.


18 posted on 09/01/2006 3:46:44 PM PDT by Earthdweller (All reality is based on faith in something.)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Severely whacked!


19 posted on 09/01/2006 3:46:59 PM PDT by HitmanLV ("If at first you don't succeed, keep on sucking until you do succeed." - Jerry 'Curly' Howard)
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To: SoftballMominVA; prairiebreeze; Mo1

Oh my gosh!

Ping to some "possible" information about former WH reporter and freeper Jeff Gannon.


20 posted on 09/01/2006 3:47:31 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: P-40

About a year after Johnny Gosch was abducted, another DM paper boy, by the last name of Martin, also disappeared. He has never been heard from, either. However it is always Gosch that gets the notoriety.


21 posted on 09/01/2006 3:48:54 PM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Peach

I hope I didn't open a can of worms with that post--I seriously know nothing about Jeff Gannon being a freeper and in no way wanted to stir up controversy.


22 posted on 09/01/2006 3:49:02 PM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: SoftballMominVA

Gannon was born in 57 - puts him at 49ish - the missing person would be about 36 or so if he was 12 when he went missing and it's been 24 years


23 posted on 09/01/2006 3:49:16 PM PDT by justche (If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: P-40

More "strangeness" about the matter here.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2006609010385

I feel for the lady but those photos have to be verified.


24 posted on 09/01/2006 3:49:24 PM PDT by Shermy (A louder mime)
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To: Btrp113Cav

Wikipedia has links to at least one of these photos, under heading "Johnny Gosch."


25 posted on 09/01/2006 3:49:48 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: SoftballMominVA

This says Gannon had another name:

James Dale Guckert (1957) worked under the pseudonym Jeff Gannon as a White House reporter between 2003 and 2005, representing Talon News.

So you're saying you've seen stuff on the web that Jeff Gannon might be this kid who was kidnapped? Wouldn't that be something.


26 posted on 09/01/2006 3:51:08 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: justche

http://www.rense.com/general67/gannn.htm

Don't know how reliable this site is but it tells the story....sort of.


27 posted on 09/01/2006 3:51:22 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: Earthdweller
It's like reliving it," Noreen Gosch told The Associated Press on Thursday night. "But the bigger picture is, 'Why are they doing this?'

"Whoever had these photos had them for 24 years. I don't understand why they would do this now. It must be some kind of message."

I think it did just happen or she wouldn't have said that they've had the photos for 24 years. He was kidnapped in 1982.

28 posted on 09/01/2006 3:52:10 PM PDT by tsmith130
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To: Btrp113Cav

The book:

http://www.amazon.com/Why-Johnny-Cant-Come-Home/dp/0970519508/sr=8-1/qid=1157150975/ref=sr_1_1/104-1328089-0523930?ie=UTF8&s=books


29 posted on 09/01/2006 3:52:13 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Btrp113Cav

Put on your tinfoil hats ...

Full rundown of all the conspiracy theories here:

http://educate-yourself.org/tg/

Hard to know what to believe, but there is some weird stuff going on in this country.


30 posted on 09/01/2006 3:52:18 PM PDT by stinkerpot65
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To: SoftballMominVA

No problem -- if there's stuff on the web I'm hoping some freepers will track it down and check it out.


31 posted on 09/01/2006 3:52:26 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: free_at_jsl.com
Read it. It says that he contacted his mother in the 90's but would not disclose his location. He may still be alive.

That is strange, because he would be in his mid-30s. Strange that he would know of his mother, but still be afraid to contact her, etc.
32 posted on 09/01/2006 3:53:15 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Btrp113Cav

http://www.tedgunderson.com/


33 posted on 09/01/2006 3:54:02 PM PDT by stinkerpot65
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To: SoftballMominVA
This is the kid that has been rumoured to be Jeff Gannon.

Only the wacko, sick, demented, perverted liberal left was pushing that theory

34 posted on 09/01/2006 3:54:05 PM PDT by Popman ("What I was doing wasn't living, it was dying. I really think God had better plans for me.")
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To: Peach

Well, yes I have--I googled Johnny Grosh's name because I had never heard of this abduction and in several of the links there was an indication that some people think they are the same. The mom said in one article that on some days she thinks Jeff Gannon IS her son, and some days she doesnt'. So it sounds like she's pretty confused.


35 posted on 09/01/2006 3:54:10 PM PDT by SoftballMominVA
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To: Shermy

That's quite a story.


36 posted on 09/01/2006 3:54:27 PM PDT by madison10
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To: SoftballMominVA

Oh my goodness. I had no idea. She should contact Jeff Gannon and ask where he grew up and see if she can't set her mind at ease.


37 posted on 09/01/2006 3:55:36 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: bonfire

mmmm second paragraphy says "Years later, on February 5, 1999, in a civil action in a U.S. District Court in Lincoln, Nebraska, Paul Bonacci painstakingly recounted the sordid, heart breaking details of Johnny Gosch's abduction and forced participation in an elite government sponsored pedophile sex slave ring, that dehumanized and controlled its young, hapless victims using techniques such as drugs, murder, satanic rituals, sexual abuse, and torture, resulting in MPD (multiple-personality disorder). The children were systemically programmed and "zombified" as part of the CIA's ongoing, under-the-radar MK-ULTRA (MK = mind control) mind control program."

I'm going to take a pass on the rest of the article -


38 posted on 09/01/2006 3:55:58 PM PDT by justche (If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: stinkerpot65
Hard to know what to believe, but there is some weird stuff going on in this country.

And allot of it borders on evil. Most average Americans can't conceive of some of the things that go on.
39 posted on 09/01/2006 3:57:14 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: madison10

Indeed it is. Anyone watch CSI last night?


40 posted on 09/01/2006 3:57:15 PM PDT by Shermy (A louder mime)
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To: Peach

Its only a rumor Peach...


41 posted on 09/01/2006 3:58:34 PM PDT by Dog
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To: bonfire

Looks like a "blame the Republicans" article.


42 posted on 09/01/2006 3:58:42 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Peach

There's a 20 year age difference between the men - how can their be confusion on is he or isn't he? You can shave some years off - but to say you're 20 years older than you are??? Doesn't seem likely


43 posted on 09/01/2006 3:59:17 PM PDT by justche (If you're afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: justche

i grew up about two blocks from where he was kidnapped.


44 posted on 09/01/2006 4:00:10 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav
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To: Btrp113Cav

maybe even less than two blocks. My family didnt move to the neighborhood until 1992, well after the kidnappings from florida.


45 posted on 09/01/2006 4:00:42 PM PDT by Btrp113Cav
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To: Dog

Oh, I've read some of the links now and realize that. But I had no idea his name had come up in relationship to this case previously and find it interesting.

Couldn't the mother just contact Gannon and ask where he lived growing up and ask about his parents?


46 posted on 09/01/2006 4:01:09 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: stinkerpot65

--Hard to know what to believe, but there is some weird stuff going on in this country

I think that website is the evil.


47 posted on 09/01/2006 4:02:19 PM PDT by bkepley
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To: tsmith130

See post #29. But you are correct. That must have been one fast book production.


48 posted on 09/01/2006 4:02:39 PM PDT by Earthdweller (All reality is based on faith in something.)
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To: TomGuy

I personally believe that Oklahoma City and TWA 800 were covered up, so who else knows what is going on?


49 posted on 09/01/2006 4:02:39 PM PDT by stinkerpot65
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To: Peach

Why? Based on a rumor posted on a few message boards...


50 posted on 09/01/2006 4:04:09 PM PDT by Dog
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