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IN 1972, the Stayner family had their life turned upside-down after the abduction of their 7-year-old son, Steven.
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On December 4, 1972, Steven Stayner was abducted walking home from school
After seven years of hoping their son would return, the Stayner family's dreams came true.
Steven, then 14, had grown nearly unrecognizable as a 5-foot-10 teenager.
He had escaped while Parnell was out of the house and turned up at a police station in Ukiah with another missing boy, Timmy White, 5.
White was abducted in mid-February of 1980 and both boys were forced to call Parnell their father.
Cary Stayner was Steven's older brother, born on August 13, 1961.
Hulu's latest true-crime series, Captive Audience: A Real American Horror Story, focuses on two true crime stories related to the Stayner family