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By Kelissa Bass

For the 1st time ever, a reclaimed survivor of achieve Inc. tells the interior tale of "The Holyland" , headed by means of Bishop Luke Edwards and the tough fact of what occurs there...Kelissa's memoir records 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 used to be sexually abused by the hands of her stepfather as her mom used to be pressured to monitor. She realized to faucet into her internal survivor as she navigated her manner into formative years. Kelissa had by no means been out of the country of Michigan until eventually someday on the age of sixteen she discovered herself pregnant and attempting to not get stuck by means of the social employee who was once trying to position her again into foster care. whereas facing all of this she was once additionally being confused to assist in a homicide research by means of the police touching on 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 spiritual commune over one thousand miles clear of domestic the place she grew to become 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 came upon 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 pissed off with how her existence was once going, facing the felony issues that have been occurring to her, and gazing the unprotected abuse taking place to the various adults and kids. She remained there until eventually Spring, 1994. during this publication, Kelissa explores why such a lot of humans got here to think that "The Bishop" was once really divinely encouraged. you will meet the various males, girls and youngsters of "The Holyland" . you will get an within investigate the day by day lifetime of the group. additionally, you will get to examine existence within a cult from the stand element of a survivor. now not forgetting to say that this was once govt monitored and certified compound.... " i'm wondering occasionally if i used to be fairly secretly recruited" Kelissa says....

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