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By Kelissa Bass

For the 1st time ever, a reclaimed survivor of succeed in Inc. tells the interior tale of "The Holyland" , headed through Bishop Luke Edwards and the cruel fact of what occurs there...Kelissa's memoir files an unforgettable account of 1 of the main severe situations of kid abuse. on the age of five Kelissa had her first alcoholic drink and was once sexually abused by the hands of her stepfather as her mom was once compelled to observe. She discovered to faucet into her internal survivor as she navigated her manner into early life. Kelissa had by no means been out of the kingdom of Michigan till sooner or later on the age of sixteen she discovered herself pregnant and making an attempt to not get stuck via the social employee who was once seeking to position her again into foster care. whereas facing all of this she used to be additionally being stressed to assist in a homicide research by way of the police relating her unborn baby's father who used to be incarcerated. nearly in a single day she made the choice to guard her and her unborn child. She packed up, left the lifestyles she knew, and boarded a bus headed south on September third, 1984. Arriving to discover herself secretly recruited to a non secular commune over a thousand miles clear of domestic the place she turned a follower and "The Holyland" compound turned her domestic in Emelle, Alabama. Upon assembly the guy who referred to as himself "The Bishop" for the 1st time he stumbled on as really nice and welcoming.She quickly figured out that this was once a ruse. Over a decade had handed earlier than Kelissa grew to become annoyed with how her existence used to be going, facing the legal issues that have been taking place to her, and gazing the unprotected abuse occurring to some of the adults and youngsters. She remained there till Spring, 1994. during this publication, Kelissa explores why such a lot of humans got here to think that "The Bishop" used to be really divinely encouraged. you will meet a few of the males, ladies and youngsters of "The Holyland" . you will get an within inspect the day by day lifetime of the group. additionally, you will get to examine lifestyles inside of a cult from the stand element of a survivor. now not forgetting to say that this used to be govt monitored and certified compound.... " i ponder occasionally if i used to be quite secretly recruited" Kelissa says....

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