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DNA Shows Mich. Man Is Not Long-Missing NY Boy

(Newser) - The FBI says DNA testing confirms that a 54-year-old Michigan man is not a toddler kidnapped in Long Island in 1955. John Barnes is not Stephen Damman, who disappeared at age 2 from outside an East Meadow bakery while his mother shopped. Barnes says he has long suspected the couple... More »

Mich. Man Says He's NY Toddler Snatched in 1955

Michigan man has same birthmark as boy kidnapped from outside bakery in 1955

(Newser) - A Michigan man believes he has solved the mystery of his own 1955 kidnapping, the New York Daily News reports. A decade ago, John Barnes' mother hinted on her deathbed that he was not her biological son. After extensive research, Barnes uncovered the unsolved case of a toddler—who had... More »

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