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The second call comes from a cab driver who found Amy's cell phone in his car in Seattle. When Jack calls the hotel where she's supposed to be staying, the receptionist has no reservation in her name.

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Well, yeah, I thought — he would: And good for him. Another trigger was an incident with my infant son and a toy saxophone. Tiny children will go for any old thing with their grabby little hands, raise it to their mouths — and suck on it.

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