40 Years On, Victims Recall Being Buried Alive in Van as Children as Kidnapper Gets Parole

Playing 40 Years Later: Victims Recall Being Buried Alive, Kidnapper Gets Parole

Climbing aboard one particular school bus is an act of courage for one group of women.

Because it is the bus they were riding on 39 years ago when they were kidnapped at gunpoint and buried alive.

One victim, Rebecca, wept as she said: "It's just pain to be on the bus again and to relive it."

INSIDE EDITION reunited the women; all were victims of the infamous Chowchilla kidnapping.

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Twenty six children and their bus driver were kidnapped in the biggest mass abduction in U.S. history. INSIDE EDITION found the bus found in a storage facility in Chowchilla. It was the first time the women have seen the bus since that terrifying day.