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  • Somer Thompson

    Somer Thompson at age 5. She spent her days playing outdoors and dreaming of becoming a ballerina. Her family affectionately nicknamed her "Grace," "because she was so klutzy," explained Somer's mother, Diena Thompson. "I mean, she could not walk and chew bubble gum at the same time, but she loved to dance."
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  • Somer Thompson

    The investigation into Somer Thompson's disappearance revealed that 162 registered sex offenders lived in a five-mile radius of the Thompson's Orange Park, Fla., home. "This isn't Mayberry anymore," Somer's mother, Diena Thompson, said at a news conference. "We as parents, as community, as leaders ... we need to get together and figure out what it is that we are not doing right." Thompson later spoke with ABC News. "It was a crime of opportunity, that's what they say," she said. "But it doesn't make the feelings in your body any different."
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