[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.a.cnn.net/cnn/2007/LAW/01/13/boys.found/story.missing.boy3.cnn.jpg caption="Shawn Hornbeck, 15, smiles next to his stepfather, Craig Akers, after four-year-long abduction"]
[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/CRIME/06/16/ny.missing.boy.mystery/art.missing.boy.nydn.jpg.jpg caption="Steven Damman disappeared from outside a bakery in 1955."]
This morning, 29-year old Jaycee Dugard walked into a northern California police station, claiming she was abducted 18 years ago.
As we learn more about the details surrounding this case, we look at other cases in which abducted children were found, or came forward, years after their disappearances.
Shawn Hornbeck was missing for four years before he was found. Last seen riding his bike at age 11, Shawn was found in a man's apartment in St. Louis, Missouri in 2002.
And for more than a half-century, Jerry and Marilyn Damman wondered what happened to their 2-year-old boy, who mysteriously vanished outside a Long Island bakery. Now, 54 years later, a Michigan man claims he is the missing child whose name was Steven Damman.
Want to learn more about solved and unsolved child abduction cases? Visit the website for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
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