Child Pleads For Help Through CB Radio

While some believe ‘Lost Boy Larry’ was a hoax, those who spoke to the boy disagree.

CB Radio on table
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On August 7, 1973, a CB radio operator in California received a disturbing transmission. A seven-year-old, who said his name was Larry, claimed to be lost in New Mexico. The child’s sobbing coupled with the radio’s poor connection made it hard to understand what he was saying.

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