Service to others gives life meaning.
During a particularly tough case in Virginia, the BAU connected child-kidnapping cases spanning over a decade. The team was able to save three missing children and bring closure to dozens of parents.
When asked by one of the children’s mother why the team does what they do when there is so much pain surrounding them, Agent Emily Prentiss simply replied, "It’s days like these that make it worth it."
"Mosely Lane" (Episode 16, Season 5 of Criminal Minds)