Christmas Episode 2 - Sodder Family

Christmas Episode 2 - Sodder Family

By Shane L. Waters, Wendy Cee, Gemma Hoskins

For almost 40 years there stood a huge billboard on route 19 near Fayatteville, West Virginia.

It showed the images of 5 children and the following inscription
‘On Christmas Eve 1945 our home was set afire and five of our children, ages five through fourteen kidnapped. The officials blamed defective wiring although lights were still burning after the fire started.

The official report stated that the children died in the fire however no bones were found in the residue and there was no smell of burning flesh during or after the fire.

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