Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of My Past by Kelissa Bass PDF

By Kelissa Bass

For the 1st time ever, a reclaimed survivor of achieve Inc. tells the interior tale of "The Holyland" , headed via Bishop Luke Edwards and the tough fact of what occurs there...Kelissa's memoir records an unforgettable account of 1 of the main severe circumstances 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 used to be compelled to observe. She discovered to faucet into her internal survivor as she navigated her approach into youth. Kelissa had by no means been out of the nation of Michigan until eventually someday on the age of sixteen she chanced on herself pregnant and attempting to not get stuck through the social employee who was once trying to position her again into foster care. whereas facing all of this she used to be additionally being burdened to assist in a homicide research through the police bearing on her unborn baby's father who was once incarcerated. nearly in a single day she made the choice to guard her and her unborn child. She packed up, left the existence she knew, and boarded a bus headed south on September third, 1984. Arriving to discover herself secretly recruited to a spiritual commune over one 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 known as himself "The Bishop" for the 1st time he stumbled on as really nice and welcoming.She quickly discovered that this was once a ruse. Over a decade had handed earlier than Kelissa turned pissed off with how her lifestyles used to be going, facing the legal issues that have been taking place to her, and looking at the unprotected abuse taking place to the various adults and youngsters. She remained there till Spring, 1994. during this booklet, Kelissa explores why such a lot of humans got here to think that "The Bishop" was once really divinely encouraged. you are going to meet the various males, ladies and youngsters of "The Holyland" . you will get an within check out the day by day lifetime of the neighborhood. 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 authorized compound.... " i ponder occasionally if i used to be quite secretly recruited" Kelissa says....

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