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iStand 2019: Hope On the Horizon has ended
Join fellow parents and friends of internationally-abducted children in Washington DC, May 22-24 for iStand 2019: Hope on the Horizon!

The schedule is in development, and we’ll be announcing speakers soon.

Check out past conferences schedules for 2016,  2017 and 2018 and get ready for an expanded and more powerful gathering in May!

Register today!
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Bob Pfiefer

Bring Jerry Home
Los Angeles
Two American boys, my son, Robert 'Jerry' Pfeifer, and, his half-brother, Sasha Hummel, were kidnapped to Central Europe by their Slovakian mother.

he story below of the abduction of my son Jerry and his half-brother Sasha, the 18-month journey, the people I have met and the lessons I have learned are the catalysts for Chapter 2.

We have a happy ending. Jerry and Sasha are gratefully, now home safe. But I cannot forget those who are still looking for their loved ones. There is a need for well-written protective legislation for children. International abductions are especially difficult with their ever-changing laws from country to country and their relations with the US.  It is maddening how difficult it is to navigate.

I am now hoping to put in motion a movement, through the Bring Jerry Home community, to start the process of instituting change.  It starts with the people and you have all proven to be a force of nature in helping to bring us our happy ending.  I am hoping that same force will help us grow this community and our quest to initialize Chapter 2: Coming Together To Make A Difference.

Many warned that the probability of a happy ending was remote.  We all proved them wrong.  We can do this!