Melanie in 1975
Melanie in 2006
|Portrayed by|| Savannah Stehlin (1975) |
Shannon Sturges (2006)
Melanie Campbell disappeared in 1975 when she was 8 years old after befriending a black neighbor named Cherise Pierce. She was driven miles into the countryside and was shot in the head by a racist neighborhood boy named Dale Wilson who blamed Melanie for his father being angry and assaulting him for a vandalism that he didn't commit.
However, Melanie survived the attack, but she had no memory of who she was or where she came from. She ended up working as a waitress and went by the name Jennifer Robinson. She was later reunited with her parents and Cherise.