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Dark Poutine - True Crime and Dark History

2021 Holiday Special — Kevin McCallister & The Wet Bandits



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Episode 200: The story we are about to tell is a harrowing tale of child neglect that leaves a young boy badly scarred for life. In December of 1990, after being overlooked by his family who were on their way to Paris for a Christmas visit, Kevin McCallister is left on his own in the family’s large Winnetka, Illinois home. There the 7-year-old not only has to care for himself, but has to do his best fend off two serial burglars, a team known as the Wet Bandits, attempting to break into the McCallister residence. Leaving Kevin McCallister with lifelong issues due to the effects of post traumatic stress, and later problems with addiction.

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An inaccurate Film Dramatization of Actual Events

671 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL 60093 – realtor.com®

Bill Breakdown: How Much Kevin McCallister’s Dad Spent In Home Alone | Sideshow Collectibles

All Injuries Sustained In Home Alone – Assessed By A Real Doctor – Thrillist

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Kevin McCallister | Home Alone Wiki | Fandom

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