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The Generation Why Podcast Blog — abuse

11 Children Found on Compound in Rural New Mexico

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On the 10th of December 2017 a Clayton County resident contacted the County Police to report her 3 year old son, Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj,  missing. She told police that she had not been in contact with the child since December 1st, after the boy’s father claimed that he was taking their son to a local park, never to return. (Source) Abdul was considered vulnerable, not only because he was a child, but due to the fact that he suffered from from HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy) and needed to be closely monitored and cared for as his condition had left him with cognitive...

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What Happened to the Hart Family?

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Last month we looked at the case of the Turpin family and the abuse of their 13 children, this week we’re going to take a look at a similar case that came to a devastating end- the story of the Hart family. (Source) The matriarchs of the Hart family, Sarah and Jennifer Hart, who were both 38 years old, adopted a total of six children into their family whom neighbors and acquaintances claim were mistreated, underfed, assaulted and punished  regularly.  Careful social media crafting hid the pain of the Hart children and the alleged dark nature of their adoptive parents. ...

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NXIVM

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A story came out in the news this week that I’m sure most of us were unable to ignore- the recent arrest of Smallville actress Allison Mack on charges of blackmail, sex trafficking, forced labor and her involvement in what is being referred to as a cult named “NXIVM”. Thirty-five year old Allison Mack is mostly known for her role as a character named Chloe Sullivan on the show “Smallville” which ran from 2001 – 2010 and revolved around the early days in the life of Clark Kent, more popularly known as his superhero identity “superman”. Mack played the role of...

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Italian Macrobiotic Cult Under Investigation

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Authorities have recently broken up what is referred to in the media as a “macrobiotic” cult in Italy. The group is named “Ma-pi”, after their leader, Mario Pianesi, a man in his early seventies. The beliefs of the cult were centered on a macrobiotic diet, a diet that consists of consuming locally sourced, organic, sustainable produce commonly in the form of brown rice, fruit, vegetables, seeds, soy products, buckwheat based noodles and pasta, beans, whole grains and nuts. The diet has roots in Zen Buddhism (Mahāyāna school) and those who follow a macrobiotic diet believe that it has miracle health benefits...

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The Knights of The Crystal Blade Cult

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Heads up: This post contains mentions of sexual abuse. Reader discretion is advised. For those in need of help, information or advice: (UK) (AUS) (USA) (WORLD) On the 6th of December 2017 police raided a compound near the town of Lund, in southern Utah in the search of two missing children. The dramatic search was launched after local authorities received a tip regarding the whereabouts of a missing 4 year old Hattie Briella Coltharp and her older sister, 8 year old Dinah Elizabeth Coltharp. (Source)  Their brothers, Seth and William, had been rescued earlier that day and it was a...

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