Viking announced Monday that it has acquired the planned book by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus.
CLEVELAND - Amanda Berry, who went missing from Cleveland's west side in 2003, was found alive Monday night with her 6-year-old daughter (pictured at top).
"She comes out with a little girl and says, ‘Call 911, my name is Amanda Berry'… When she told me, it didn't register." A neighbor said he made the call and gave Berry the phone. When police arrived, officers asked him if he knew who he rescued.
Berry is being called a hero by Cleveland officials. Police said she broke out of the lower part of the front door and crawled just before 6 p.m. Monday.
Berry and a neighbor called 911 at 5:52 p.m. The first responder was at the scene in 2 minutes.
It took police just 6 minutes to confirm the identities of Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus. And then another minute to confirm the identity of Michelle Knight.
Berry's family said they knew it was her from her pierced eyebrow. It was the same ring she was wearing when she disappeared.
Berry vanished 10 years ago outside the Burger King on West 110th Street and Lorain Avenue.
Berry was walking home April 21 from her job at the fast-food restaurant. She was headed home to celebrate her birthday, as she was set to turn 17 the next day. Three years later, her mother died from heart failure.
Police and the girl's family thought a break came in July 2012 when a prisoner at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, who was jailed for murder, gave information that Berry's body may be buried on West 30th Street and Wade Avenue. After several days of searching and digging, investigators found the tip to have zero credibility.
Amanda's older sister, Beth Serrano, has always said the family hasn't given up on searching. They've tied ribbons around trees in the area and had fliers printed showing Amanda's picture.
Serrano said she's always on the lookout for her sister. "For me, I look day by day. I see a girl walking down the street -- it's an instinct, you just look, you know? Could that be her? Will I ever see her walking by?" Serrano asked.
Mary Jordan, a reporter for the Washington Post, will write a book for Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus about the horrors that happened inside the house on Seymour Avenue.
Ohio lawmakers are expected to consider a bill this week that would offer cash reparations and other benefits to Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus.
The fund set up to receive donations to assist the three women who were kidnapped and raped in a Cleveland house over a decade has taken in more than $1.4 million, but confusion exists on whether the donations are tax deductible.
The 911 dispatcher who took Amanda Berry's call from Seymour Avenue has been disciplined.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro said he called the mother of one of his captives and told the woman her daughter was alive and had become his wife, according to interrogation tapes.
The investigation into the 911 handler who spoke with Amanda Berry is nearing completion.
A Craigslist advertisement has been removed claiming to have instruments taken from the home of Ariel Castro.
A 911 dispatcher is under fire for possibly using inappropriate language and not following procedures during Amanda Berry's call for help.
Convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro has been moved out of Lorain.