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As The World Turns Transcript Friday 12/26/08

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Katie: I thought Christmas was over, Brad.

Craig: The spirit is still alive in our hearts.

Katie: For those of us who have hearts.

Craig: You could at least open it.

Katie: Oh, I'm sure whatever you got me was outrageously expensive, but it's not going to change my opinion of you, and it certainly won't win points with my husband.

Craig: Has Brad already forgotten that I'm the one that got those charges dropped?

Katie: There wouldn't have been any charges if you hadn't set him up. And he's not going to forget that.

Craig: Well, tell him he'd better if he knows what's good for him.

Katie: Typical, typical Craig. Give with one hand. And with the other? Threaten to take it all away.

Craig: I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I really did come here to make peace. Katie, the New Year is almost on us and I'd like us to make a fresh start.

Katie: And I'd like to win the lottery. But that's not going to happen, either. So why don't you take your present and get the hell out?

Alison: Here's the equipment that I got from the hospital to take blood. I hope it's all right.

Lucy: Okay. Looks fine.

Alison: Good, I'm glad, because I don't think I could get away with raiding the medical supply cabinet twice. My luck, they'd probably kick me out of nursing school -- again.

Lucy: Maybe it was a mistake involving you at all.

Alison: What? I'm kidding!

Lucy: I'm not. It's one thing for me, I'm Johnny's sister. Obviously, I'm going to do whatever I can to make sure he gets a bone marrow transplant. But I can't expect you to take the same risk.

Alison: Lucy, nobody's twisting my arm.

Lucy: By showing up here with Johnny, I made it hard to say no.

Alison: But he's what made it easy to say yes.

Lucy: There's nothing easy about aiding and abetting a kidnapper, which is basically what I'm asking you to do. You didn't think about it that way, did you? Neither did I until just now. But if you want to back out, just say the word. And I promise I won't hold it against you.

Dusty: Good morning.

Josie: Are you speaking to me? I'm just a little surprised, since that last time I saw you, you practically bit my head off.

Dusty: Did I come down a little hard on you?

Josie: Yeah, a little.

Dusty: I told you not to tell Paul about the baby for a reason.

Josie: And I told you that I didn't have much of a choice. He might've been delusional enough to think that I was Jennifer, but when he heard the sound of his own child crying, all of that -- it fell away. He knew, Dusty. Don't ask me how, but he knew it was Eliza. No one could've stopped him.

Dusty: Doesn't mean it's safe for him to be around her.

Josie: Yeah, I get that. But once he heard that sound, tell me, how could I have convinced him otherwise?

Dusty: Okay. What's done is done. That's in the past. From now on, stay as far away from Paul Ryan as you can get.

Barbara: Well, good morning.

Paul: How long was I asleep for?

Barbara: You pretty much missed Christmas.

Paul: How is that possible?

Barbara: You were sedated, Honey. And I had Dr. Combs reduce the dose so you can be a little more alert now. Can I get you anything?

Paul: Where's Jennifer?

Barbara: Jen's not here.

Paul: Why are you keeping her from me?

Barbara: I'm not, Paul. I wouldn't do that.

Paul: I know you want me to think that she did this, but you did it. It was your idea to lock me up like this, wasn't it?

Barbara: I'm trying to help you.

Paul: You want to help me? Get me my sister. I want to talk to her. Right now. She's the only one I trust.

Barbara: Honey, Jennifer's gone. She's gone.

Paul: Jennifer! Jennifer!

Katie: Okay, how's this?

Cameraperson: It's perfect.

Katie: Great. Can I get a mark here, please?

Craig: My sister, the TV star. Have I told you how proud I am of you?

Katie: What part of "Get the hell out" did you not understand?

Craig: I'm trying to make amends here.

Katie: Why? Why? What do you want from me?

Craig: I don't want anything except my family back.

Katie: You should've thought of that before you blackmailed me.

Craig: Do you think I wanted to resort to that? If there'd been another way -- but that's not what's important. What is, is that Brad's been cleared and I'm free. And all I want to do with my freedom is rebuild my life, Katie. Reconnect.

Katie: Were you visited by the ghosts of Christmas past or something?

Craig: I beg your pardon?

Katie: I'm just trying to figure out what prompted this sudden desire to embrace your family.

Craig: Spending Christmas with the knowledge that my son and daughter are both completely lost to me might've had something to do with it.

Katie: Losing Johnny and Lucy was nobody's fault but your own.

Craig: I know. But if I can't undo the past, I can at least make the most of my present. And I'd like to start by being the kind of brother that you deserve.

Katie: Been there, done that. It didn't work.

Craig: This time will be different.

Katie: Right.

Craig: Don't you even believe it's possible?

Katie: I know it's not. And so do you.

Alison: Do you really think I could be arrested?

Lucy: It's possible. And I couldn't live with myself if that happened.

Alison: How would you find a donor without me?

Lucy: I would -- I guess I'd hire someone or I'd try to do it myself under an assumed name.

Alison: Talk about risky.

Lucy: I've been living on the edge for a long time. I'm used to handling things like this on my own.

Alison: This time, you don't have to.

Lucy: Are you sure?

Alison: Absolutely. Besides, I owe you.

Lucy: For what?

Alison: Oh, about a million years ago, I burnt down a certain barn. And there's something else. I might not be able to have kids of my own. And I think helping Johnny would really help with that pain.

Lucy: Oh, Ali, I'm so sorry.

Alison: Yeah, me, too. But, you know, I'm trying to accept that some things just aren't meant to be.

Lucy: You've really grown up a lot since we were kids.

Alison: Thank God, right?

Lucy: If you're sure you're still willing, you're going to need this.

Alison: What is it?

Lucy: It's the address of a private lab where you can take the blood once it's been drawn. This might come in handy, too.

Alison: Who is she?

Lucy: The little girl you're supposedly trying to find a donor for.

Alison: Do you know her?

Lucy: No. It's just a random 5-year-old. I found it on a kids' internet modeling site.

Alison: She could definitely pull on some heartstrings.

Lucy: So, you have the list, right? All of Jennifer's relatives and all of my father's?

Alison: Don't worry. I will get samples from everyone.

Lucy: Okay. Looks like you're all set.

Alison: Okay, well I better get started. I mean, every minute counts.

Lucy: I really don't know how I'm ever going to repay you.

Alison: Consider us even.

Lucy: Thanks.

Dusty: I'm trying to help you, Josie. I don't want you to get sucked into Ryan’s madness.

Josie: He cannot be the monster that you make him out to be.

Dusty: Oh, I don't know. He kept my wife away from her baby for months, he's tried to kill me a couple times. Messed up Meg's life.

Josie: One might argue that she encouraged it.

Dusty: No, she didn't want to believe that someone she cared about could lie to her face every day. Are you going to stay away?

Josie: Paul is under supervision at the hospital. He's sedated most of the time.

Dusty: So what?

Josie: I think you're a little paranoid.

Dusty: I don't want him messing you up.

Josie: Watch it, Donovan. I might start to think you actually care about me.

Barbara: Thank goodness I found you.

Josie: What is it?

Barbara: It's Paul. He's worse.

Dusty: Did he hurt somebody?

Barbara: No! I was just praying that when the drugs wore off that he would be less confused. But he's gotten worse. And I'm just he's going to go some place that we'll never be able to get him out of. I need your help.

Josie: What do you need me to do?

Barbara: The one thing that will soothe him. Be Jennifer for a while.

Kim: Oh! Oh boy, we're both in a hurry.

Alison: I'm sorry. I am so sorry.

Kim: That's okay.

Alison: Oh, Kim, wait! I have a favor to ask of you. Actually, it's for a friend. A girl I used to work with in L.A. we were waitresses together.

Kim: And?

Alison: Her name is Lindsay. And she has a little girl, Jackie, who's 5-years-old and has a rare blood disease.

Kim: Oh, I'm sorry.

Alison: And she needs a bone marrow donor and she needs it soon. And unfortunately, they haven't been able to find a match out there, so I told her I would do everything on my end here and test as many people as possible.

Kim: Well, you know, we've got a database for our donor registry. I mean, you could look at that.

Alison: I know, I have, and I'm going to add all those people to the list.

Kim: Good. You want me to ask Bob to put a notice up here?

Alison: No. No, no, I mean, he's so busy. And I really think I could handle it. What would help, though, is if you yourself would be tested.

Kim: Oh, well, okay. Why not? Although, I don't know why I would necessarily be a match, but okay.

Alison: Well, you never know. Why don't we go right in here?

Kim: You want to do it now?

Alison: Why wait? It'll only take a minute.

Kim: Ah, okay, let's go.

Alison: I can't tell you how much I appreciate you doing this. I could understand if you wouldn't want to because of Chris and everything.

Kim: Oh, for heavens sakes. Alison, you didn't force him to leave. Actually, I'm grateful to you for trying to talk him into staying.

Alison: Well, I'm sorry it didn't work. And I really appreciate your being so fair about it.

Kim: Actually, you know what occurs to me, wouldn't that be terrific if we would do some kind of a segment about this on "Oakdale Now?" What do you think about that?

Alison: I don't think that's really necessary.

Kim: Don't be silly. That's nonsense. I mean, this is a good cause. It's the kind of thing we really should be talking about. And I guarantee you, once Katie finishes pitching this, you will be inundated with people who want to be tested.

Alison: Sounds great.

Kim: I'm ready when you are.

Lucy: Here we go.

Johnny: Lulu, I want to go to the park.

Lucy: Honey, I know you do, but right now, we really need to stay inside. Okay? Hey, maybe we can go outside later when it's dark and you can go count the stars. You love that, don't you? Right now, I'm going to go take a shower, okay? Remember, don't let anyone in. And if you need anything, just call me. Okay?

[Johnny leaves]

Dusty: Why are you encouraging Josie to keep up this sick game?

Barbara: Because I am losing my son! The first thing he asked for when he woke up was for Jennifer. I tried to explain to him that that wasn't going to be possible, and he got angry and frightened.

Dusty: You think playing to his delusions is going to make him better?

Barbara: I think he needs to feel safe. If he thinks that Jennifer is with him, and that she has forgiven him, maybe he'll start to heal.

Dusty: You're putting Josie in a bad situation.

Barbara: Look, I know how you feel about my son. But he is my son. I have to do something, so I am begging you. Please, just go with him. Go be with him. Go sit with him. Hold his hand. Please, just be there for him.

Josie: I'm sorry for you and for Paul. But this is your private family business. It has nothing to do with me.

Lucy: I was thinking maybe we could order some room service -- Johnny? Are you hiding, little man? You know you're supposed to tell me when you play hide and seek, remember? Are you in here? I know. Are you here? Johnny? Johnny? Oh, my God!

Johnny: Mommy!

Josie: I think you might be a little mixed up. I'm not your mommy. But I'll see if I can try and find her for you. Hi, maybe you can help us. I have a lost little boy here.

Barbara: I just don't know what to think anymore.

Dusty: You're mad at me for wanting to keep Josie out of this?

Barbara: I am not mad. I am scared. You say that Paul is scheming. I think he's suffering. I don't know how to help him anymore.

Dusty: Maybe you gotta realize you can't, you know? Like Meg did.

Barbara: You think there's a possibility that he'll never get better? That he'll never see his little girl grow up? Do you really think that Meg will keep their daughter away from him forever?

Dusty: If it's necessary. And that's something Paul's got to accept.

Barbara: Have you accepted it? Have you ever stopped wanting to see Johnny?

Dusty: I'm not Paul.

Barbara: No. But you're a father who's being kept from his son. And you would do anything to change that. And so would Paul.

Dusty: That's what I'm afraid of.

Clerk: That was the boy's mother. She took a shower and he decided to go exploring.

Josie: Oh, wow. Well, if you tell me where he's staying, I'm happy to walk him back up.

Clerk: I'll take care of it. Come on, champ.

Josie: Bye, Sweetie.

Dusty: Who was that?

Josie: Just a lost little boy who thought I was his mommy.

Dusty: Boy's got good taste.

Josie: So, Barbara understood, I hope. I cannot pretend to be Jennifer anymore.

Dusty: Are you sure? Because now I'm thinking that's exactly what you should do.

Paul: Alison.

Alison: Hey.

Paul: Are you my new nurse?

Alison: No. I'm actually here on a mission for a friend. She has a sick child, a little girl, and she needs a bone marrow transplant. And so I'm going around to everyone I know to see if they're a match. And I was hoping that if you were willing --

Paul: Okay.

Alison: Yeah?

Paul: Yeah.

Alison: Thank you. Okay. It will take just a minute.

Paul: Have you seen Jennifer?

Alison: Your sister?

Paul: Yeah. You know her, right?

Alison: Well, a long time ago, I -- no, you know, I haven't seen your sister, actually.

Paul: Johnny, Johnny!

Alison: What?

Paul: Ow. Johnny -- Johnny's in trouble!

Alison: What are you talking about?

Paul: My neph -- ow! My nephew, Johnny, he's in trouble! He needs --

Alison: Okay, great to see you, Paul -- I was just visiting. I'm sorry. Uh, bye!

Paul: No, please. You need to call someone!

Alison: Excuse me, sorry. Bye.

Paul: Johnny needs help!

Josie: Didn't you tell me, not 15 minutes ago, to steer clear of Paul Ryan?

Dusty: I changed my mind.

Josie: Okay, what did Barbara say to you?

Dusty: She just confirmed my gut feeling that Paul's not as crazy as he seems. Want to find out if I'm right? What do you say?

Josie: You're the boss.

Kim: I just ran into Alison at the hospital, and it seems she has this friend who has a little daughter who needs a bone marrow transplant.

Katie: Aw.

Kim: And Alison's testing all the people in the Oakdale area to see if she can find a match. And it occurred to me what a great segment that would make for "Oakdale Now!"

Katie: You're right!

Kim: Yes!

Katie: It would be a great PSA, too, to show people how important it is to be a donor.

Kim: Exactly. Exactly. So you're on board?

Katie: Absolutely.

Kim: Oh, fabulous.

Katie: You know what, we should have Alison take my blood on camera. It would show everyone how easy it is.

Kim: Oh, you're so right. All right. You know what, I'm going to my office. I'm going to call her, see if I can get a hold of her today. We'll get things started. We might be able to get this on the air today.

Katie: Okay, great.

[Katie sighs]

Craig: Sounds like a worthy cause.

Katie: That's it.

Craig: Can't you see when a man is desperate?

Katie: Fine. You can stay. But only if you get tested, too.

Craig: I don't even know the girl.

Katie: What difference does it make? A child is in trouble.

Craig: Not my child.

Katie: And you want me to believe that you've changed?

Craig: Fine. I'll do it if that means you'll give me another chance.

Katie: I'm not going to make any more deals with you, Craig.

Craig: Well then, I'll just hang onto my bodily fluids and wait.

Katie: For what?

Craig: For you to change your mind.

Katie: Don't hold your breath.

Craig: Yeah. Go ahead. Pretend you don't care. But the bottom line is, we're still family, and that matters to you, whether you want to admit it or not.

Lucy: Johnny! Don't you ever do that again, okay? Thank you. Come on. Honey, I know how hard it is not to be able to go outside, but I promise you, as soon as -- are you okay? You look so pale.

Johnny: Lulu, I'm tired.

Lucy: Of course you're tired. You just had a really big adventure. Why don't we lie down, and I'll tell you a story, okay? How's that sound, huh? Come here. That's good. Close your eyes, huh? Yeah? There was once a mountain made out of bare stone --

Paul: Jennifer! Oh, and Dusty. I'm so glad you two are here.

Josie: Is something wrong?

Paul: It's Johnny.

Dusty: What?

Paul: There's something wrong. It's just a feeling. I know --

Dusty: What are you trying to do?

Paul: I'm so sorry. I really am. You two get married, and you just -- you just finally get Johnny back, and --

[Dusty whistles]

Dusty: Hey, Ryan! Wake up. She's not Jennifer! We're not married! And Johnny's gone! ~~

Paul: What is he talking about? Why would he say that you're not Jennifer?

Dusty: You know who she is! You hired her!

Paul: Why are you saying this?

Dusty: Now you think you're going to bring Johnny into this?

Paul: I'm not lying to you.

Nurse: Both of you, out -- now!

Paul: Johnny needs your help. I wouldn't lie! Not about something like this! He needs your help!

Dusty: He's a sick man.

Josie: What if he's telling the truth?

Dusty: Ah, he's full of it! Telling me my son's in danger.

Josie: Even Paul wouldn't be that cruel.

Dusty: His father used to play the same mind games, you know?

Josie: What if it isn't a game? Wouldn't you rather be on the safe side and check it out? Maybe I should call Barbara --

Dusty: No, don't get involved! Don't get involved.

Josie: It's too late. I'm already involved.

Craig: Well, it's always to see a familiar face. Hey, you can't leave until you accept my condolences. I understand Paul is quite ill. Is there anything I can do?

Barbara: Besides gloat?

Craig: I would never do that.

Barbara: Oh, the hell you wouldn’t. You must be loving this. After all your failed attempts to bring my son down, you must be thrilled to see him hit bottom.

Craig: Well then, accept my congratulations on your brand new baby granddaughter. Such a beautiful baby.

Barbara: When did you see her?

Craig: Christmas Eve, at the farm.

Barbara: You were invited to the farm?

Craig: I was with a friend of the family.

Barbara: I'll bet.

Craig: It should have been a happy occasion, but I couldn't help feeling sad for Meg, though. It's a shame that her marriage to Paul didn't work out.

Barbara: You don't think it's a shame at all. You're just biding your time until you can figure out a way to get her back.

Craig: No. I quit trying to win Meg a long time ago. Though, I'm not sure I can say the same for Mr. Donovan.

Barbara: What is that supposed to mean?

Craig: Simply put, if you're hoping for reconciliation between your son and his wife, I'd keep a close eye on Dusty.

Barbara: Why don't you go slither back into whatever hole you came out of and leave me and my family alone, all right?

[Cell phone rings]

Craig: Nice to see you, too.

Barbara: Josie?

Josie: You need to come to the hospital.

Barbara: Is it Paul? Is he all right?

Josie: I'll explain when you get here.

Barbara: I'm on my way.

Katie: Okay, if you can think of any more details about little Jackie, that would be helpful.

Alison: I've pretty much told you all I know. But if you want to hold off on airing the piece, I can call her mom, see if I can get any more --

Katie: No, you yourself said that the longer Jackie goes without a donor, the sicker she gets. I think we need to mobilize people to get tested right away.

Alison: Right. Why don't I start with you? I could do it right now?

Katie: Oh, actually, we want to do it on air.

Kim: Yeah, we thought that would be a better way to show our audience how easy it is. Oh, it sets a very good example.

Alison: Wait, you want me to be on TV?

Katie: Yeah, is that a problem?

Alison: Yes. I mean, no, I just -- I'm just not really dressed.

Kim: Oh, don't be silly, you're fine. Besides which, the focus is all going to be on little Jackie anyway.

Katie: Oh, you said you had a picture of her?

Alison: What?

Katie: That face.

Kim: It's a heartbreaker, isn't it?

Cameraperson: We're all set.

Kim: Oh, terrific.

Katie: Oh, come on.

Kim: There it is. Good, good. Don't be nervous, Dear. You're going to be just fine. Take it easy. And five, four, three, two --

Katie: I'm here in the studio today with Alison Stewart, who is on a goodwill mission to help a very sick child.

Lucy: Here you go. Let's take this. Come on. Sweetie.

Barbara: What happened? Did he try to hurt himself again?

Josie: No, Paul's fine.

Barbara: You said it was urgent. I don't understand. What are you doing here? You both said you wanted nothing more to do with him.

Dusty: I wanted to see if he was on the level or not. Now I know.

Barbara: What do you know?

Josie: Paul told us that he thinks Johnny's in trouble.

Barbara: What? How does he know that?

Josie: He said he felt it.

Barbara: He's had premonitions before. And unfortunately, he's almost always right.

Dusty: This time he's wrong.

Barbara: Why would he make up something about Johnny?

Josie: That's what I was wondering.

Dusty: To get back at me.

Barbara: For what?

Dusty: For being there to deliver Meg's baby when he wasn’t. Who knows?

Barbara: I don't believe for a second that Paul --

Dusty: You don't want to believe it.

Josie: Or maybe you don't want to believe it. Because if Paul's right, then Johnny could be in trouble. But it also means that you could finally get your son back.

Katie: And that's all there is to it, right, Alison? Just remember, she's only 5 years old and she really needs your help. One of you could be the answer to her mother's prayers. All you have to do is log onto to the WOAK website if you want to join me in helping this sweet little girl. Remember, one test could save a child's life.

Kim: And we're out.

Katie: You were great.

Kim: Good job.

Alison: For a deer in headlights.

Kim: No, no, you were really great. I'm going to go down to editing, I'm going to tweak this a little bit, and I think we're going to get it on the air this afternoon. We're going to find a donor for that little girl yet.

Katie: Are you okay?

Alison: Yeah, I just can't believe I was just on TV.

Katie: You did great. And you are doing such a good thing, Alison. Oh, you know, that reminds me. You need to talk to a P.A. and give them the information about where to go and the times to go to get tested.

Alison: Right.

Katie: You know what? Why don't you go down to the police station? I'm sure Margo could get all the guys to do it.

Alison: What about Craig?

Katie: He was down here earlier when Kim told me what you were doing. And when I asked him to be tested, he flat-out refused.

Alison: Why?

Katie: Well, as much as he wants people to think he's this great, generous guy, he's just really not capable of it. Even if he did get tested and was a match, he would never donate anything to, in his words, "A child he doesn't even know."

Alison: Oh, well, I'm sure there'll be plenty of other volunteers.

Katie: Yeah, especially after this airs.

Alison: Right. Well, I should get going, okay?

Katie: Okay. Oh, give us an update. You know, maybe we could fly little Jackie and her mom out here.

Alison: That would be great.

Katie: Okay, thanks, Alison.

Cameraman: Hey, on behalf of the crew, we'd like to let you know how much we admire what you're doing here.

Alison: Oh, thank you.

Cameraman: And we'd like you to test us.

Alison: Okay, well, you know, I'll call Kim and see about setting up a time.

Katie: Well, why don't you do it now? You're here, and if you guys are willing --

Alison: Sure. Why not?

Katie: All right, everybody. Line up and let's give it up for little Jackie.

Barbara: I know you don't want to believe anything that Paul is saying --

Dusty: That's not even an option.

Barbara: But I have very strong feelings that maybe there is some truth in this. Now unfortunately, Paul doesn't trust either one of us right now. Which means the only one who might be able to get any specifics on this is you.

Josie: You mean, as Jennifer.

Barbara: Yes.

Josie: I can do it.

Dusty: No. You can’t.

Josie: If Johnny is in trouble, I want to help. Excuse me.

Dusty: You're using her, just like he is.

Barbara: And here I thought you weren't interested in Josie anymore.

Dusty: Want to small talk about my personal life?

Barbara: I just ran into Craig, and he has a theory about who you might be interested in, and it wasn't Josie.

Dusty: I don't care what he thinks.

Barbara: Neither do I, normally, but you know what a protective mother I am. And if he's right and you have designs on Meg --

Dusty: What?

Barbara: Craig said if that I have any hope of getting Paul and Meg back together again, I better keep my eye on you.

Dusty: And you believe him?

Barbara: What I believe is this -- that in order for my son to get well, he has to believe that he's going to be reunited with his wife and his child, and no one else can get in the way.

Dusty: The last thing on my mind is starting something with Meg.

Barbara: I am very glad to hear that.

Dusty: I don't want her to be with Paul. Your son's a dangerous guy. Meg deserves better.

Barbara: When Paul gets past this, everything's going to be fine.

Dusty: If he gets past it.

Barbara: I will do everything in my power to make sure that my son goes back to his life with his wife and child, where he belongs.

Josie: Can you tell me what you see?

Paul: So far, nothing. So far, it's just a feeling. But it's real, Jen. Your little boy is in trouble. I'd bet my life on it.

Alison: Oh, I have to stop.

Katie: Is there a problem?

Alison: I've run out of supplies. I'm sorry. I wasn't expecting so many volunteers.

Kim: Well, that's okay. Just go get some more supplies and you can come back.

Alison: I really need to get going. I need to get these samples to the lab. And I'll let you know when I could come back.

Kim: Don't you want to see the piece?

Alison: Yeah.

Katie: Are we good?

Kim: I think you're both going to be very happy. You know what, if you just want to stop at editing --

Alison: I really need to get going. But thanks again for everything that you've done, okay?

Kim: Well, our pleasure.

Alison: Bye.

Kim: Bye. You know, of course, that you were terrific. I mean, you really helped Alison relax.

Katie: It was nice to focus on something positive.

Kim: As opposed to Craig? You know what? I just don't understand all this tension between the two of you. Aren't you the one who provided the alibi for him to keep him out of prison?

Katie: I did what I had to do. But it doesn't change my opinion of my brother.

Kim: Sorry.

Katie: Don't be. I'd rather see Craig for what he is rather than being disappointed in who he's not. Craig cares about Craig and that's not going to change.

Katie: I'm here in the studio with Alison Stewart who is on a goodwill mission to help a little girl. Her name is Jackie and her mother, Lindsay is a good friend of Alison's from Los Angeles. Alison's hoping, by testing everyone she can she can help Lindsay find a donor to save her little girl's life.

Craig: I'd like to buy Mr. Donovan a drink.

Dusty: I'll buy my own drink.

Craig: Suit yourself.

Dusty: I'll have the usual.

Katie: Great. That's all there is to it, right, Alison?

Craig: Johnny's 5 years old. It's terrible when a child that young is endangered, isn't it?

Dusty: Worse when you're the one who put him there.

Craig: Are you accusing me of something?

Dusty: Lucy took Johnny away because it was too risky to have him anywhere near you.

Craig: Lucy took Johnny away to protect him from me, and to protect him from you.

Alison: Is he okay?

Lucy: I'm hoping he's just exhausted from his adventure.

Alison: What adventure?

Lucy: He found his way down to the lobby while I was in the shower.

Alison: Lucy --

Lucy: Thank God some woman found him and took him to the front desk clerk.

Alison: Oh, you must've been worried sick.

Lucy: Yeah, more so when I saw how pale and tired he was.

Alison: I know you don't want to risk being seen, but do you think maybe he should go to the hospital?

Lucy: Well, he's not running a fever and he hasn't been complaining of any pain, so I'm hoping, with some rest, he'll be better in the morning.

Alison: Okay, is there anything you need me to get for him?

Lucy: You're already getting it, I hope.

Alison: I am, don't worry. I actually was able to take blood from Paul, Katie and Kim.

Lucy: Oh, that's great. You're fast.

Alison: And when I asked Kim to be tested, I told her it was for a friend's daughter, and she insisted on doing a segment about her for Katie's show.

Lucy: Did you use the picture that I gave you?

Alison: I did. I did and I don't think we have to worry about anybody putting Johnny and her together. But I just didn't want you to be thrown if you saw me on TV.

Lucy: Thanks for the heads-up.

Alison: Okay, I should get going. I'm going to meet Casey later. And hopefully, I can get Margo and him in one shot. And after that, I'll get Barbara.

Lucy: Okay, and don't forget my father...

Alison: Actually, Katie already asked Craig to be tested, and he refused.

Lucy: Why did I expect anything different? It's okay. Hopefully, we won't need him.

Alison: Hopefully not. Oh, and I forgot, I got a present for Johnny.

Johnny: For me?

Lucy: Hey, you're supposed to be sleeping.

Alison: Sorry. He can open it later.

Lucy: Oh, yeah, well, good luck with that. There you go. Ooh.

Johnny: Airplanes and parachutes.

Lucy: Yeah.

Alison: Well, I'm glad you like it.

Lucy: It's perfect. I think it may have even put some of the color back in his cheeks.

Alison: Well, that's a relief.

Lucy: Seriously, Ali, I don't know how -- I thank you so much.

Alison: Forget it. Forget it. Just take of Johnny. He's what matters now, okay? I'll be back tomorrow. And hopefully, the results will be in on the samples that I took today, okay?

Lucy: Okay.

Alison: Okay.

Lucy: Great.

Alison: Bye, Johnny.

Johnny: Bye.

[Alison leaves the room and closes the door and Craig is standing in the hallway by the door]

Craig: Well, you're certainly on the move. Going door to door to convince people to spill their blood?

Alison: I guess you saw Katie's show?

Craig: And the camera loves you. You must already know that from your days as an actress.

Alison: You know, it's not too late to turn your bad boy reputation around and spill some blood yourself. We could go right downstairs --

Craig: I'll pass.

Alison: Don't tell me Craig Montgomery is afraid of needles?

Craig: Needles, no. Blood, yes. Specifically, my own.

Alison: Well, you wouldn't have to look. I could even blindfold you.

Craig: Now you make it sound interesting.

[Child laughing]

Craig: Well, at least you leave your victims happy.

Alison: I can leave you the same way.

Craig: I'll bet you could. But no thanks.

Katie: And remember, she's just 5 years old and time is running out. So if you want to join me and Alison in our efforts to help this sweet little girl --

[Dusty remembering]

Paul: I wouldn't lie! Not about something like this! He needs your help!

Katie: Log onto the WOAK website to find out more information.

Dusty: Give me another one.

Paul: I'm not making this up. It's just a feeling I have. I can't see exactly what it is, though.

Josie: Maybe it would help if you thought of something specific, like where Johnny is when you get the feeling.

Paul: It's not going to work.

Josie: You have to keep trying, Paul. For my sake and for Johnny’s. You cannot give up. What? What is it?

Paul: I see something.

Josie: What?

Paul: Airplanes and parachutes.

Josie: Airplanes and --

Paul: That's where Johnny is -- someplace with airplanes and parachutes.

Lucy: Come here. Come here.

On the next "As the World Turns" --

Alison: What are you doing?

Casey: Waiting for you.

Noah: Get your damn hands off of him!

Brian: Oh, no, you got --

Lucy: We found a match for Johnny.

Alison: Who is it?

Lucy: It's Katie.

Alison: If Craig finds out, this is going to be --

Craig: Katie, what's going on?

Josie: Lucy and Johnny, they're in Oakdale.

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