In 1982, ONE LIFE TO LIVE’s Katrina (Nancy Snyder) was reunited with Mary, who had been taken from her three years earlier and given to an unsuspecting Jenny to raise.
ALL MY CHILDREN’s Erica (Susan Lucci, r.) claimed to have adopted a baby girl in 1997 — but she’d actually stolen the tot from her biological mom, Maria (Eva LaRue).
In 1998, SUNSET BEACH’s Annie drugged Olivia (Lesley-Anne Down) and kidnapped her newborn son, Trey, giving her to Olivia’s daughter Caitlin; she eventually got him back. Also pictured: Sam Behrens as Gregory.
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In 2003, PASSIONS’s Sheridan was led to believe her newborn had died, when actually, he’d been snatched — and Beth (Kelli McCarty) was passing him off as her own son with Luis.
AS THE WORLD TURNS’s Craig stole Jennifer’s baby (his biological son) and gave him to an unwitting Gwen (Jennifer Landon) in 2005; she was devastated when the truth came out and she learned that her own baby had been stillborn.