Woman Responsible for the 'Porcelain Dolls Mystery' Comes Forward

A Southern California family gets the explanation they were waiting for in an eerie mystery.
1:42 | 07/25/14

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Alex, thank you. To that mystery in Orange county. Porcelain dolls being left on the doorsteps in a neighborhood. The dolls, parents say, bearing an eerie resemblance to their own girls. Linsey Davis has the story. Reporter: Parents in one Orange county, California, town are living out their own frightening version of "Valley of the dolls." ? Reporter: After being greeted by these on their doorstep. Porcelain dolls, the dolls wearing nightgowns and lace dress there is they all were of the opinion that the particular porcelain doll that was placed on their porch resembled their daughter or some young female inside the residence. Reporter: Their daughters all around age 10. So many young families here it's kind of a creepy thing. I don't know. It's just odd. It seems very odd to be something that would happen in this neighborhood. Reporter: Concerned parents, some of whom didn't even know each other at first banned together and contacted authorities. Any time you're talking about the potential of something being negatively motivated towards our children I think our goal and our desire is to protect the children so that's our goal. Reporter: But this morning, a happy ending. Police have determined the person responsible meant no harm. She's a woman who attends church with many of the families and was simply clearing out her doll collection and wanted to surprise her neighbors. For "Good morning America," linsey Davis, ABC news, new York. Just trying to do a good deed like that and makes us think of that "Twilight" episode. I'm talking -- Yeah, that's right. Wow. I might have liked and watched that a few times. Yeah. Anything else you want to tell us, Amy? No, I'm good.

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