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Fourteen-year-old Annie Cameron lives in suburban Chicago. When she meets Charlie in an online chat room, she establishes an instant connection with him. Over time, as the two bond by sending phone text messages and through instant messaging, he bumps his age up to 18, 20, then 25.
Annie is taken aback at first, but comes to believe that the two of them are in love.
After seeing pictures of Charlie's other victims, she feels betrayed, and finally admits to herself that she was raped.
A few more days pass, and although Charlie has not been identified, DNA evidence proves he has sexually abused several other young girls.At home, Annie confronts her father, and insists that she wants to move on with her life.Annie hears from Brittany about a website in which people are belittling the fact that she was raped and posting photo manipulations of her in pornographic poses, as well as revealing her phone number and address.Annie wakes up early the next day, and discovers her father sitting outside in the freezing cold weather.He pleads for her forgiveness, even though he believes he does not deserve it. As the credits roll, a home video reveals Charlie to be a high school physics teacher named Graham Weston, a married father with a young son.
“The police do absolutely recognize the need to pursue individuals who look to prey on our children,” says Topacio in a release.