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Hitchhiking from Eugene, Ore., through northern California in 1977, 20-year-old Colleen Stan thumbed a ride into hell. Her kidnappers a sadistic lumber mill worker, Cameron Hooker, and his battered wife Janice subjected her to seven years of torture and sensory deprivation. She was made a sex slave, kept locked in a wooden box and brainwashed into believing that an underground network of sadists would recapture her if she attempted to escape. Did Colleen fall in love with Cameron and make herself a willing partner in a love triangle, as the Hookers' defense lawyer asserted? The jury found otherwise, convinced by the evidence marshalled by coauthor McGuire, state prosecutor in the case, a trial that journalist Norton attended in 1984. Not for the squeamish, this harrowing tale shuttles between the courtroom and the grisly doings in the Hookers' basement. PERFECT VICTIM-The True Story of "The Girl In The Box" by the D.A. Who Prosecuted Her Captor-Carla Norton
Tonight's show will focus on the societal views of suicide, including the history behind Christianity's view of suicide, how suicide is seen from the perspective of Western Culture, why many oversimplify the causes and ramificiations of suicide, and how victim blaming can actually lead to more suicides.
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Tonight's show is dedicated to the memory of Scott Sullivan.
Leah was raised in a hostile environment when her mother at the time, was a heavy drug user and regularly physically abused by men in front of her children. After being awarded to the state, Leah found herself running away on numerous occasions.
Leah worked as a prostitute and "Bottom girl" around the United States, mainly California, Scottsdale, Arizona, Washington, D.C and Texas for almost three years, while being beaten brutally by her pimp even after she became pregnant with his son.
On May 13th, 2011 Leah was arrested with her pimp, when he was discovered recruiting two under age girls, who were really undercover FBI Agents. After being tried as a suspect and signing a plea for seven years, Leah was given a second chance to prove her innocent about her involvement with her pimp.
After turning her life around for the better, on March 4th, 2015 she shared her story with CBS News titled "A Better Arizona" broadcasted locally on television. After this airing, Leah began to get anxious about saving other women who were still in that particular lifestyle and created a video for her Facebook channel.
Leah's dream has always been to sell high valued real estate, but has dedicated her time to finish the mission to save other women by educating the community, churches, legislature and schools, to prevent this tragedy from happening to their loved ones.
.You can find Leah’s book titled: Game Over: The Story Behind A Sex Trafficking Victim on her website www.iamleahrogers.com or Amazon. Follow Leah Roger’s on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook under /iamleahrogers
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Many of us are caught up in the victim mentality. This could be due to a traumatic childhood or things that occured to us as adults that we had no control of. We were in fact victims to at least something at one point in our lives, but some have been victim to many odds against them. As we grow older, when we have not healed from a lot of these things, we can remain in a victim mentality. We may now be adults or even older in general (for those underage listening), but are still responding to situations as if we have no power or no part to play in where we find ourselves even when we are not a victim.
I have remained in the victim mentality for years. I am still growing from it, but I would like to share how it has affected others and myself with my past decisions. Also, to share my growth in everything.
I just hope that this show will encourage others and even myself to slowly move out of the victim mentality. Yes, sometimes bad things happen to us and we are victims. We do live in a fallen world and God allows things for various reasons. However, we should not remain in a state of helplessness when God is glady willing to help us overcome and grow from our current state.
Romans 12:21 "Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good."
Philippians 3:13,14 "Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus."
Lynne Forrest is a Reality Guide & Personal Growth Mentor, author of Guiding Principles for Life Beyond Victim Consciousness. She was educated through a life time of studying and observing metaphysical life principles taught to her early in life, and learning how to apply those principles to her own life in positive ways. As a perpetual student of life and consciousness, Lynne has devoted her career to studying with masters of various disciplines. Family dynamics, Jungian principles; dreams and shadow work, psychodrama and energy as well as the laws of manifestation, body oriented practices such as yoga, physical unwinding and qigong are just some of the approaches Lynne applies in her work with others. Through her work with clients, Lynne has developed a unique understanding of how the mind works and ways to liberate it from the throes of what she calls the “victim mind”.
Today, she will be sharing with us her perspective of Victim Consciousness on behalf of the people in Nepal a fter the April eartquake.
Hosted by Luciana Stiglich, founder of Inner Healers.
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Shattered Lives Radio and host, Donna R. Gore, are proud to present yet another valuable resource and information for listeners. An in depth look at victim services will be the topic of the show, relating the expansion of services for victims of crime and violence.
As Executive Director of Victim Assistance Program, Leanne Graham sees herself as a leader of the “second generation mass,” carrying the tradition of those who pioneered the victims’ rights movement in the 1970’s. Coming from a family with backgrounds in various areas of the criminal justice system, Graham has been exposed to it’s diversity, as well as it’s needs.
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A couple of weeks ago I met Lisa (alias) who just days before received her third and most violent beating from her "loving" husband. While we were talking she made the remark she wished she could get here story out to other women. She wanted other women to know they are not alone. I invited her to join us "In the Pickle Barrel". Lisa accepted the invitation and will be joining us Tuesday. Certified Counselor and Psychotherapist Lanada Williams and representatives of the Pee Dee Coalition (a support group for women and children suffering from violence in the home) will also be "In the Pickle Barrel" with us.
Join us as we tackle the this very serious topic. Let's see if we can answer questions such as 1) Why to these actions take place? 2) Why do women stay in homes where they experience such events? 3) Where can they find help? 4) How can we stop Child and Domestic Violence?
Join in the conversation and ask your questions in the on-line chat room. If you are a victim of Domestic Violence or know someone who is and want to share your story call 855-236-2486 on join us live on air.
"If A Good cop actually used forced to stop the murder of my dad then he would be alive today." ~ Erica Garner
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Erica Garner, the daughter of chokehold victim Eric Garner will discuss the latest indictments and arrest of police with guest host, Dashon Farad on The Gist of Freedom.
Texas Cop who threw girl to ground and pointing his pistol at other black youths resigns.
It appears two Good Cops saved the lives of the two teens Casebolt drew his gun on the teens while they tried to assist a teenager being assaulted by Casebolt.
The two officers in this brief video represent two different policing styles: the Guardian and the Warrior. As a former police officer and current policing scholar, I know that an officer’s mindset has tremendous impact on police/civilian encounters.
14 year old Caril Fugate accompanied Charles Starkweather on a murderous crime spree that left 11 people dead. Was she a hostage, a willing participant, or something in between? Nebraska co-author and attorney, John Stevens Berry, joins us to discuss the shocking story that has never been told until now.
Are you a Victim or Victor?
Each day and in every circumstance, we have the opportunity to choose whether or not we grow and forward ourselves in our lives. Granted, there are events in life that are completely out of our control - yet what is ALWAYS within our power is how we choose to react and receive said event. In this week's show, Charmayne's special guest, Jennifer Brook, is highly sought after and a woman Charmayne considers a warrior in life. Hear for yourself how these two are living their lives from intent and powerfully choosing to be a VICTOR!
Charmayne Olswang has been a coach and mentor from an early age. Although for many years she followed society’s standards and benchmarks for success, she was guided back to her heart’s song and God given purpose. She is certified in Holistic Health and Transformational Life Coaching as well as ways to connect to one’s Higher calling. She works with clients committed to making changes in their daily lives in order to reach their health & lifestyle goals. These desires may include obtaining more energy, managing weight, stress, and anxiety and making forwarding choices for themselves and their families.
Jennifer Brook is the Owner and Founder of Jennifer Brook Wellness, an Integrative Nutrition and Holistic Wellness Practice. She works with the motivated but has a special passion for those with chronic stress and illness related dysfuntions and disorders, microbiome health, and whole food nutrition's impact in mental wellness and grief. She lives in North Carolina with her two young, beautiful children, both whom have complex medical challenges and both whom she is healing through nutrient dense holistic nutrition and they are healing more and more every year.
Discover • Manifest • Transform!
Our guest, Maria Russo, truly embodies Empowered Whole Being Foundation's mission and purpose...to support and facilitate self-empowerment! We are excited for Maria to share a little of her transformative journey with us, in hopes that it may inspire you as much as it inspires us!
Maria is a published author and Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked extensively with people addicted to drugs and alcohol. She is dedicated to inspiring others to wake up to their personal growth possibilities, to discover the pure goodness and beauty within, and to recognize the magnificent Being of Light that is everyone’s True Essence. Her latest book, The Growing Soul, which is a powerfully transformative recount of her personal journey from victim to an Empowered Whole Being, will be released in June! Maria also offers SoulCollage® workshops as a means for self-realization. (For more information about the inner discovery process of SoulCollage, please visit www.soulcollage.com .)
You can learn more about Maria and her soon-to-be-released book by visiting www.TheGrowingSoul.com.
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