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She was "gentle and kind" - Listen to episode 3 of "A Better Search for Barbara Cotton"

A Better Search for Barbara Cotton is an investigative podcast series about one of North Dakota's longest running cold cases, the disappearance of 15-year-old Barbara Cotton of Williston, N.D.

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Barbara would possibly have passed through Recreation Park and then continued along 5th Street West on her way home.
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In Episode 3, we take a closer look at the initial police investigation. We also ask the question: Might Barbara's kindness and big heart have led to her demise?

Listen to Episode 3

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Barbara Cotton was reportedly last seen walking from the area of the Plainsman building towards Recreation Park.

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The podcast will be released over five days starting March 1, 2021. Listen here or anywhere podcasts are found ( Spotify , Apple , Google Podcasts , Stitcher etc.)

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James Wolner is a Digital Content Producer at Forum Communications Company, Fargo North Dakota and the creator, producer and host of Dakota Spotlight, a true crime podcast. He has lived the Upper Midwest since 2013 and studied photojournalism at California State University at Fresno. He is fluent in English and Swedish.
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