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That's the truth

Posted by Donny on December 15, 2002 at 00:28:51

In Reply to: Nice poem posted by Acheick on December 15, 2002 at 00:04:41:

Somewhere, maybe in cyber space, there needs to be some kind of memorial to those who have died as a result of abuse in the cult.

I know the Family would like to brush those stories under the carpet and instead point to the "glowing testimonies" of people the Family met who were on the point of suicide, and whom individual Family members brought gave new hope to instead. True, that happened, but that happened because of individual Family members, not because of the group. If those same near-suicidal people later ended up in the Family they'd have had ample opportunity to become suicidal again.