Manage episode 336986812 series 2935110
Every Father’s Day the males in the Martin family would head to the Smoky Mountains National Park for a weekend of camping and hiking. The weekend of the 14th June 1969 was to be the first such trip for 6 year old Dennis, who was very excited about the little adventure. At the campsite Dennis, together with his older brother Douglas and two friends, decided to play a prank on the grown-ups. Dennis disappeared into the bushes, while the other boys went in the opposite direction, ready to jump out and surprise the adults. Douglas and their friends emerged as planned but little Dennis never did. He has not been seen since and the mystery has spawned numerous explanations and theories.
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