CA Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • 20/20 Kidnap Survivors

    The truck driver, Carl Tafua, wrote down the kidnapper's license plate number and within hours, police arrested Curtis Dean Anderson, a serial molester who would later be linked to the deaths of other girls.
    CA Dept of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • 20/20 Kidnap Survivors

    Jeannette Tamayo was 9 years old when she was abducted from her San Jose, Calif. home in June 2003. After two days of sexual abuse, Jeannette convinced her abductor to let her go.
    San Jose Police Dept.
  • 20/20 Kidnap Survivors

    After surviving harrowing experiences, both girls would face challenges in the years ahead. Midsi started fighting with kids at school.
    ABC News
  • 20/20 Kidnap Survivors

    For years, Jeannette almost never left the house, stuck in a clutch of paralyzing fear that was only alleviated after years of therapy.
    ABC News
  • 20/20 Kidnap Survivors

    Today, Midsi says she's gotten herself together: She's working full time and she volunteers at children's safety events. Jeannette is about to start her senior year in high school, and looks forward to a career as a wedding planner or a make-up artist. Watch the full story on "20/20" Friday at 10 p.m. ET.
    ABC News
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