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Marc Klaas joins us now back in 1993 a man kidnapped and murdered his daughter Polly.
She says it's found Klaas kids.
He's founded that organization it's one that helps parents and communities prevent crimes against children.
Good to see you thank you.
Thank you I don't know how you deal with all these events over and over again after all you went through.
Well you know what it comes down to days like this show them that today's a day where the sun is shining a little brighter over the USA because of the extraordinary events that occurred in Cleveland yesterday extraordinary -- certainly it that we I know we have days and weeks and months of findings about this place and I'm in no way looking forward to it.
No there's going to be some horrible revelations.
This is most definitely a house of horrors.
We can only imagine what these girls went through.
Remember they were taken as young children.
By -- determined predator they were marginalized.
They were they they were taken away from their comfort zone intimidated coerced.
They've given probably in restraints.
On their they've been threatened their families have been threatened -- probably been tortured.
They've been sexually assaulted over the course of a decade it's been a very difficult life and -- -- need a lot of work to put their lives back together.
You know what market with great respect and admiration and I know you figure all those things have probably happened.
We can't confirm any of that yet.
So we don't know that's absolutely true -- we we just we can't know what happened there but -- would we really can't let our minds runoff either because.
It it's too painful to do it I wonder what you say to parents who probably like the mom who died a few years ago.
Wondering if she'd ever see her child and then died as a neighbor -- of a broken heart.
What do you say to parents who lived this nightmare of not knowing where their children are every day.
Well I say look at what happened in Cleveland yesterday look at what happened to -- do card look what happened to Shawn Hornbeck and look what happened to Elizabeth Smart.
These cases will turn on a dime and the children will turn up alive after long long periods of time.
This keeps hope alive the parents of missing children today woke up with more hope in their hearts than they woke up with yesterday and again it's because of.
What happened and I hear you well that that's a mighty good way of looking at this and I hope you're spot on I I wonder.
In a way I'm glad I'm not a Cleveland police detective who was working on this case hearing the stories from the neighbors you know.
What -- yeah I mean this is the first I've heard of a lot of this information as well but -- let's put a little perspective on this.
These were little girls that were taken by an unknown quantity unknown to them unknown to the community and certainly unknown to law enforcement that makes this one of the most typical kinds of cases that law enforcement is ever.
Faced with and he's managed to exist below the radar for all of these years he really has and -- you know how hard those police must have been trying Marc -- all the best to you and your family -- great to see you thank you.
Thank you -- Marc -- living breathing hope.
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