Kidnapping ordeal ‘completely destroyed’ her mom

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Kidnapping ordeal ‘completely destroyed’ her mom

The little girl's grandfather describes the 'longest 19 hours the family has ever endured'

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The disappearance of six-year-old Amy’Leigh de Jager “completely destroyed” her mother, who refused medical care until the safe return of her daughter.

“She cried like a baby, she was totally destroyed. A couple of times she collapsed, but she never gave up. All she wanted was her child,” is how Amy’Leigh’s grandfather, Martin Brouwer, described the emotional state of his daughter, Angeline.

He said his daughter sat up all night at the police station, waiting for Amy’Leigh’s safe return...

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