New documentary highlights life of abducted Arlington 9-year-old who inspired Amber Alert

by Lana Ferguson, The Dallas Morning News

Published Jan 18, 2023

“Everyone knows the Amber Alert,” her mother says in the trailer. “I want the world to know who Amber was.”

A new true crime documentary premiered Wednesday about the Arlington 9-year-old whose unsolved kidnapping and murder in 1996 inspired the creation of the Amber Alert.

The Peacock original documentary “Amber: The Girl Behind the Alert” is about the life of Amber Hagerman and is available exclusively on the streaming service.

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