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Kidnap & Rescue: New Details On 10 Years Of Horror & Courage For Three Women

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May. 8 2013, Published 10:54 a.m. ET

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Kidnap, rescue & courage: the story of 10 years of horror and finally joy for three rescued Cleveland women.

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Amanda Berry

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Source: Landov

Amanda Marie Berry, went missing in April, 2003, one day before her 17th birthday. After 10 years in captivity she heroically let two other women to freedom, busting out of Ariel Castro's house with the help of a neighbor and calling 911. She now has a six-year-old child, and multiple reports say that Castro is likely the father. Amanda has had a joyous reunion with some of her relatives.

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Amanda Berry

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Source: Landov

Amanda Berry screamed for neighbor Charles Ramsey to help her escape from Ariel Castro's house on May 6 and Ramsey helped kick through the bottom of the door. Family members say they never gave up hope of finding her.

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Amanda Berry

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Source: Landov

Amanda Berry screamed for neighbor Charles Ramsey to help her escape from Ariel Castro's house on May 6 and Ramsey helped kick through the bottom of the door. Family members say they never gave up hope of finding her.

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Gina DeJesus

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Source: Landov

Georgina Lynn Dejesus, missing since April 2004 when she was 14, is pictured in an undated handout photo released by the FBI. Some reports claim that Ariel Castro knew one of her relatives very well.

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Gina DeJesus

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Source: Landov

Georgina Lynn Dejesus, missing since April 2004 when she was 14, is pictured in an undated handout photo released by the FBI. Some reports claim that Ariel Castro knew one of her relatives very well.

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Gina DeJesus

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Source: Landov

Georgina, known as Gina, Dejesus, has relatives celebrating her return and saying they never gave up hope.

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Charles Ramsey

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Source: Landov

Family provided photos to help find their missing loved ones.

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Ariel Castro

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Source: Landov

Charles Ramsey has emerged as an unlikely hero after helping Berry escape from Castro's house. His press interview have been interspersed with profanities and candid statements that have made him a viral star. He was eating McDonald's when he heard Berry trying to escape.

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The front view of the house

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Source: Landov

Ariel Castro and his two brothers have been arrested in connection with the case. His ex brother-in-law claims he beat his wife viciously. Friends reveals he never would let them into the house and some neighbors said he seemed ordinary while others are now coming forward with reports of strange things they noticed at his house.

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The front view of the house

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Source: Landov

The house on 2207 Seymour Avenue in Cleveland is now a crime scene. Multiple search warrants have been obtained as the FBI searches inside and outside. There is credible evidence that the three women were held in chains and beaten.The bottom of the front door of Castro's house was kicked and damaged to help Amanda Berry escape as she cried for help. Charles Ramsey and another neighbor helped free her.

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The smashed front door

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Source: Landov

The bottom of the front door of Castro's house was kicked and damaged to help Amanda Berry escape as she cried for help. Charles Ramsey and another neighbor helped free her.

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Aerial views of a house on Seymour Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio

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Authorities went into the house in hazmat suits and began an extensive search for evidence. Dogs were brought in to assist. Reports say no human remains had been found as of the morning of May 8. The home has four bedrooms and one bathroom. Chains were found hanging from a ceiling.

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Aerial views of a house on Seymour Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio

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With homes set close together, many questions are now being asked about how three women were held without anyone noticing anything. Several neighbors now say they called police multiple times over the past few years to investigate the house. Cleveland police are denying those claims, pitting them against the neighbors.

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2207 Seymour Ave in Cleveland, Ohio

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Neighbors just doors away say they called police when they saw three naked women with dog leashes around their necks crawling in the backyard and being "controlled" by three men. They say the police took no action.

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2207 Seymour Ave in Cleveland, Ohio

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What went on inside this house of horrors? Authorities are interviewing Berry, Knight and DeJesus slowly as the women try to recover from their trauma. There were several pregnancies and the women were beaten and malnourished, reports say.

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2207 Seymour Ave in Cleveland, Ohio

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Source: Splash News

The rescue of the three women quickly became a national story as neighbors and relatives celebrated. As details then emerged of what the women endured the celebration became subdued.

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The booking photos of the Castro brothers

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The Castro brothers have been arrested in connection with the situation but as of the morning of May 8, specfic charges had not been brought against them. The deadline to file charges against Ariel, Pedro and O'Neal Castro was extended. Ariel bought the home from his brothers.

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Ariel Castro

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Source: Splash News

Ariel Castro

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Pedro Castro

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Pedro Castro

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Onil Castro

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Onil Castro

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Amanda Berry

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Source: FBI

An FBI missing person poster shows Amanda Berry.

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Gina DeJesus

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Source: FBI

An FBI missing person poster shows Gina DeJesus.

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Gina DeJesus

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Amanda Berry's mother Louwana, shown wearing a badge with her daughter's face, never gave up hope of finding Amanda alive. Sadly she died in 2006. She was told by a psychic on a TV show that her daughter was dead in an incident that has now drawn public scorn.

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Michelle Knight's mother Barbara said she never gave up hope and had not reunited with her daughter as of early May 8. "I really want to take her back to Florida with me," she told reporters.

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Gina DeJesus

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Source: Landov

A cousin of Gina DeJesus, who would not give her name, brings balloons to add to the porch of Amanda Berry's sister's home in Cleveland on Tuesday, May 7.

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A policeman stands watch as friends and family and others gather at Gina DeJesus' home in Clevelandon May 7, 2013 in anticipation of her joyous homecoming.

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Well wishers arrive at Gina DeJesus' home in Cleveland,on May 7in anticipation of her homecoming.

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Friends and relatives created a grand homecoming for Gina DeJesus, complete with welcome home banner and balloons. Multiple reports say Ariel Castro was a friend of a relative of DeJesus and even attended a vigil for the missing girls.

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Joy at last! Amanda Berry hugs her sister Beth Serrano as tears flow and she introduces her to her 6-year-old daughter in the hospital just hours after escaping her 10 years of hell.

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