On a family road trip, one heroic 12-year-old girl faced a criminal and dealt with a threat that might’ve sent much older men running for cover. With more than her own life on the line, however, she used her brain to take action in the hopes of saving the ones she loves.
20A family vacation like any other
It all started as what was meant to be a normal Easter weekend family vacation. Back in 2017, 12-year-old Maddie Weiler was in the car with her mother, Brandie, and little sister, Mollie, heading to an amusement park in Williamsburg, Virginia.