New Article on Johnny Gosch- and Noreen Gosch

This is a new article about the Johnny Gosch case in the Quad City Times. I am going to type my comments in bold so that those who are interested can see where I am coming from with all of this.

A mother’s loss changes the way officials react to missing children reports
July 18, 2012 3:30 am • Vanessa Miller, The Gazette

Every time Noreen Gosch hears about another missing child, she’s plunged back into the pit of anxiety. It’s a place she can’t describe. It’s a place she can’t fully escape.

“The anxiety of not knowing where your child is is enough to kill a parent,” said Gosch, whose 12-year-old son, Johnny Gosch, disappeared on Sept. 5, 1982, while working his paper route for the Des Moines Register in West Des Moines.
“It’s the most stressful thing a person can go through,” Gosch said. “When there are no answers, your mind goes in a million directions.”

Tuesday, on day five of a search for a pair of Evansdale cousins — Elizabeth Collins, 8, and Lyric Cook-Morrissey, 10 — who were last seen riding their bicycles Friday afternoon, Gosch said she feels the family’s pain.
“I’m praying for their strength and that they receive an answer soon,” Gosch said. “I’m praying that they don’t have to wait 10 years to get their first break in the case.”

The waiting, as Gosch can attest, is excruciating.

“It is a very unfortunate and sad and tense time,” she said. “I know all too well what it’s like.”

Gosch’s son was abducted almost 30 years ago, but she didn’t begin putting together pieces in his case until 1989 when a man gave his attorney information indicating he had participated in the abduction of a Des Moines newspaper carrier.

This is Paul Bonnaci, the “main” witness to all of this, or so he says. Paul was so screwed up during his Grand Jury testimony that no one believed him, and the complaints of child abuse were dropped completely- because of HIS TESTIMONY. Instead of convincing anyone- his testimony was used to promote the idea that this was one big well mastered hoax (which, considering the IQ of the victims involved was ridiculous all in and of itself).

In 1997, Gosch said her son — then 27 — appeared outside her door, accompanied by another man. They talked for more than an hour before leaving and vanishing again. Gosch said years later she began receiving pictures of her son from a self-described pedophile, and she believes her son was taken by child pornographers and forced into some type of sexual slavery.

This story is contested even by her ex-husband. Around the area- this story was used to dismiss the Franklin case even further- as people concluded that Johnny Gosch must have enjoyed his abduction enough to stay involved YEARS after his abduction. No PROOF that Johnny is still alive except for his mother’s word- and she has been mudding the waters of this for years in my opinion.

Today, she’s still searching for her son’s takers, and as recent as Tuesday, Gosch said she received an emailed list of pedophile names that could have ties to her son’s abduction.

Wow- how incredibly convenient, esp. considering that Noreen Gosch has been aware of me for quite some time- and has attacked me more than once to quiet me. She once told me that I was “out of my league” with all of this. Who sent the email- what are the names- and why is this just coming out a week before this article was written? No proof- just more crap to add to the waters that are already incredibly convoluted. Interestingly enough- I WAS just contacted by a friend of mine who was heavily involved with Franklin who is anxious to tell his story- which remarkably resembles mine. More and more REAL survivors of this are coming forward, much because of the work I have been doing throughout the years.

In the early years that passed without any news, Gosch committed herself to finding her son and to changing the way authorities search for missing children. She created the Johnny Gosch Foundation a month after her son’s disappearance and founded a program called, “In Defense of Children.”

Despite her quick report to police in her son’s case, Gosch said, the department’s policy prevented it from classifying her son as a missing person until after he had been gone 72 hours. And, she said, the Federal Bureau of Investigation didn’t get involved at all after her initial report.

They classified him as a runaway. This was further promoted by Noreen saying that her abducted son came back at 27- still involved with the people that “abducted” him in the first place.

In 1984, thanks to Gosch’s advocacy efforts, Iowa legislators passed the Johnny Gosch Bill, requiring immediate involvement of police when a child goes missing. At least eight states have passed similar bills since. Johnny Gosch also was one of the first missing children pictured on a milk carton.

From what I understand- it was her ex-husband John that pushed for milk carton status, not Noreen- who has based her whole life on her son’s abduction. Personally- I think she is a gate keeper, designed to make the situations in Omaha so unbelievable that people stop investigating. My goal is to REMOVE Johnny Gosch from the situations surrounding Omaha so that the REAL investigation can take place finally.

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