Published on Oct 24, 2023 12:00 AM

TOWS Special: Kidnapped and Held Captive

Original Air Date: May 5, 2004

Oprah sits down with Kirsten and Jennifer, two of five women who lived through an unspeakable horror. They were kidnapped and held captive by eccentric loner and millionaire John Jamelske. Kirsten was Jamelske's first victim. She was kidnapped in 1988, when she was only 14 years old. Jamelske kept her captive for four years. Jennifer, a 26-year-old mother of two, was kidnapped in 2001 and held for two months. It's a story so frightening and shocking, it made headlines around the world.

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