The Story of Madeleine McCann

The McCann Family Was Seemingly Perfect

Madeleine’s parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, met in 1993 and married in 1998. Madeleine was described as “a long-awaited and longed-for little girl.” Everyone that knew the family considered them to be picture perfect.

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In 2007, the family of five took a vacation to Portugal. But this seemingly innocent trip would change their lives forever in a way no one could have anticipated. Her parents had no idea they would come back as a family of four. Or did they?