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Why does the kidnapper call himself the Son of Lindbergh? What is the kidnapper's connection to the Lindbergh kidnapping? How many parallels between the two kidnappings can you draw? Does the fact that many do not believe the accused Lindbergh kidnapper was the real kidnapper have anything to do with this case?

Why does the kidnapper chose Maggie Rose Dunne and Michael Goldberg? Which child is his true target? Why? Why does the kidnapper keep the children sedated and underground? Is this his way of repeating his own abuse or does he believe he is being compassionate? Why or why not?

What is the motivations of the Secret Service agents and Jezzie? Why do they decide to become involved in the kidnapping? Are they after the money or something similar to the original kidnapper's motivations? Why do they not return Maggie Rose to her family and pretend...

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