Life After Loss

Parents of the most high-profile missing persons cases of our time – Laci Peterson, Chandra Levy, Natalee Holloway, Samantha Runnion, and Megan Kanka — open up about how they have overcome unbearable grief and found hope after losing their children. Plus, find out what they’re doing to protect other families and what they want you to talk to your kids about right now.

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Laci Peterson was seven and half months pregnant when she disappeared 10 years ago. What unfolded in the months that followed shocked the nation. Her parents open up about her murder, if they missed the warning signs and their daughter's legacy. 

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Two years after Laci Peterson went missing, her husband Scott was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Do Laci's parents think he deserves to die and what would they say to him today? Plus, meet one mother inspired by Laci's story.

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Chandra Levy went missing in 2001. It wasn't until nine years later that Ingmar Guandique was convicted of the crime. But many close to the case still feel there are unanswered questions about her murder, including Chandra's mother, Susan Levy.

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In 2002, 5-year-old Samantha Runnion was playing in her front yard when a stranger kidnapped her. The case brought back memories of 7-year-old Megan Kanka who was also lured from her yard by a man. 

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Samantha Runnion and Megan Kanka were both kidnapped from their own yards by pedophiles who lived in their neighborhoods. Now, both of their families are committed to making sure the same thing does not happen to other children. 

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In 2005 Beth Holloway was thrust into the media spotlight as a tireless advocate for her missing daughter, Natalee, who vanished while vacationing with friends in Aruba. She opens up about her daughter, Joran Van Der Sloot and how she's healing now.

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