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Lucy Turchin talks with Adult Child Podcast host Andrea about their shared time at Hyde School

Part 1 - (before & during Hyde) - Adult Child Pod - ep 59 -

Part 2 - Adult Child Pod - ep 60 - (after Hyde) -

TW: drugs, sex trafficking, troubled teen industry

Lucy was a talented singer and songwriter who recently passed away at age 35 due to a lung condition she says was caused by vaping. You can find her viral TikToks about this at Juicy Lucy. Lucy was sober and getting licensed to be a therapist. Her finance Blake had recently passed away from relapsing and overdosing.

Rest in peace Lucy.

Hyde School abuse, Hyde school complaints, Hyde school reviews

Found on Reddit
Hyde Schools / Re: JLC Law Firm is helping former students of Hyde School
« Last post by survivorami on May 22, 2024, 12:50:59 PM »
This is still happening I think.
Mary Yoder being interviewed by police, 1st interview: There is a second interview of Mary by police on the Youtuber's Patreon.


Alan Morgan
Judah Morgan
The Troubled Teen Industry / Greetings to all Netflix users!
« Last post by Pile of Dead Kids on March 06, 2024, 02:30:47 PM »
It's not as bad as you think it is.

It's worse. It's waaaaaaaay fucking worse.
Straight, Inc. and Derivatives / Boy Raised as Dog Doesn't Bark
« Last post by ajax13 on March 06, 2024, 12:31:34 AM »
I watched "The Program: Cons, Cults and Kidnapping" on Netflix this evening, and lo and behold if none other than the inestimable Maia Szalavitz materialized onscreen, offering her expertise on the TTI as it pertained to the atrocities committed at the WWASP thought reform program, Ivy Ridge Academy.  Phil Elberg also made an appearance in the documentary. 
When I first began efforts to bring about an investigation into the renamed Kids program, the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, M. Szalavitz and co-author Bruce D. Perry's first work had just been released.  According to Dr. Perry's bio, "From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Perry served as the Medical Director for Provincial Programs in Children's Mental Health for the Alberta Mental Health Board. He continues to consult with the government of Alberta on children?s issues and serves as a founding member of the Premier?s Council of Alberta?s Promise."

M. Szalavitz and Dr. Perry released a second book in 2011, two years or so after the airing of the CBC expos? of All About Receiving Cash, "Powerless", in which Phil Elberg also appeared.  Szalavitz had referred to AARC in 2007 in a discussion of teen torture, so she was clearly aware of the sect.  Is it possible that Dr. Perry was unaware of the sect during his time working with the Province, a period in which significant sums of money were flowing to the sect from the Province?
Missouri authorities jail owners of Christian boarding school on kidnapping charges

The owners of a secluded southeast Missouri Christian boarding school are behind bars after authorities served arrest warrants Friday night at their facility.

Larry and Carmen Musgrave are being held in the Wayne County Jail in Greenville, Missouri, without bond. They are charged with first-degree kidnapping involving a former student.

Authorities, who interviewed all the boys at the school Friday night, took Larry Musgrave Jr., 57, into custody at the ABM Ministries campus near Piedmont, according to a news release issued late Saturday afternoon by the Wayne County Sheriff?s Department. And Carmen Musgrave, 64, was taken into custody hours later, the release said.

The Musgraves operate the school near Piedmont, a town of roughly 1,900 residents more than 300 miles southeast of Kansas City. First-degree kidnapping is a Class A felony that, if convicted, carries a minimum sentence of 10 years and maximum of 30 years, or life in prison.

?This investigation is far from being over,? Sheriff Dean Finch said in his release. He said he anticipates more charges ?with more alleged victims coming forward.?

The arrests and charges come more than a week after The Star published an article detailing how several boys had run away from ABM Ministries ? which is also known as Lighthouse Christian Academy ? since Jan. 13. Two of those boys were helped by a local resident who took them home after they flagged her down and asked her to call 911.

That resident, and another neighbor, told The Star that the boys were ?terrified? and said the 12- and 14-year-old reported that they were hit for no reason or because they didn?t finish chores fast enough. They also said they were berated by school staff, especially the Musgraves. Deputies picked up the boys and initially returned them to the school.

Finch told The Star Saturday that all five boys who had runaway from the school since mid January ?have been returned home.?

In interviews with The Star, former students have described how they said they were treated at the school over the past nearly 20 years. That included physical abuse, not being allowed to make eye contact with fellow students, standing for hours at a time looking at the wall when they were in trouble and being forced to do manual labor to benefit the school.

Several local residents said they reported the recent incident with the two runaways to the Missouri child abuse and neglect hotline but were told they didn?t provide enough information to meet the criteria to launch an investigation.

After townsfolk saw the caravan Friday night of law enforcement vehicles ? led by Finch ? head to the boarding school, word spread through a group chat that includes residents and many former students. Those former students said the activity gave them hope that after feeling their stories had been ignored for years, someone was finally listening to them.

?This will be the first night in almost 20 years that I will not have nightmares about ABM ministries,? said Aralysa Baker, who attended the unlicensed boarding school from 2005 to 2007 when it also housed girls. ?I truly hope that the boys are doing OK. Our collective survivor base has been thinking about them since we first heard news of the runaways.

?The bravery they?ve shown through this situation led us to stand together and fight for their freedom.?

Residents in the area celebrated with the former students they?ve come to know through social media.

?I got goosebumps and started crying,? said Courtney Hall, who lives 2 miles from the school and called the hotline after the two boys had run away. ?I just pray to God that they are actually doing something and these poor boys will go home.?

In Saturday?s release, Finch said after his team arrived at the school Friday evening members of his department and state troopers with the Division of Drug and Crime Control interviewed ?all the children there.? Nineteen boys were at the school, the sheriff said.

?After the interviews, Larry was located at his camper on the property and placed under arrest,? the release said. ?His wife was not at the residence. Around 3 a.m., Carmen came to the Wayne County Sheriff?s Office checking on her husband, and she was placed under arrest for kidnapping in the first degree as well.?

?Teens in need of guidance?

The boys remained at the school Friday night.

?We will be doing well-being checks of the kids periodically,? Finch told The Star Saturday evening.

ABM Ministries? current director, according to state documents, is Julio Sandoval. The Star reported in February 2022 that he had moved to southeast Missouri.

Sandoval was dean of students at Agape Boarding School in February 2021 when the Missouri Highway Patrol launched an investigation into abuse of students at the Cedar County school in Stockton. In September 2021, the Cedar County prosecuting attorney charged five staff members with 13 counts of third-degree assault. Sandoval, who had been at Agape about 10 years, left to go to work for ABM Ministries soon after that.

In September 2022, The Star reported that Missouri?s child welfare agency had substantiated 10 reports of physical abuse at Agape. Those dispositions were final.

Multiple sources at the time told The Star several staffers appealed their findings. They said Sandoval was among them.

According to Missouri?s online court database, he still has a case pending against the Department of Social Services. His next hearing is scheduled for Feb. 26. State law allows staffers to still work with children while their case is under appeal.

Lighthouse Christian Academy takes in boys 10 and older from all over the nation. The 25,000-square-foot campus is ?tucked away near the Ozarks on 250 acres with rolling hills, a spring-fed pond, and fenced pasture with animals,? its website says.

Operated by ABM Ministries, the school is ?dedicated to the training of children in a program of study, activity, and living that is Bible-centered,? according to its parents manual. Discipline at the school ?is firm, consistent, fair, and tempered with love,? the manual says.

Larry Musgrave?s LinkedIn page describes him as the founder and pastor of ABM Ministries.

?He works directly with 40 families at a time by providing a boarding school environment for teens in need of guidance,? the site says. ?With a staff of 11 people he works 24/7/365 to mentor Biblical principals.?

Court records show that Larry and Carmen Musgrave and former school principal Craig W. Smith Jr. were the subjects of a 2009 civil lawsuit in federal court. It alleged that Smith groomed a female student after she enrolled in 2005, then ?committed multiple acts of sexual bodily contact? with her ? including intercourse ? from September 2007 until June 2008.

The lawsuit says the girl?s parents notified the Musgraves in late 2007 that they were concerned about the degree of Smith?s personal relationship with their daughter, but nothing was done to prevent further contact between them. The lawsuit was settled in 2010, court records show, with a $100,000 judgment entered against Smith and a $750,000 judgment against ABM Ministries and the Musgraves.

ABM Ministries is the latest unlicensed boarding school in Missouri to face scrutiny amid allegations of abuse. Since September 2020, The Star has investigated several schools, and the lack of regulations for them in the state, and has spoken to more than 80 students who attended facilities in southwest Missouri.

Those stories prompted lawmakers to pass legislation that for the first time placed some regulations on these schools. The main element of the 2021 law is that owners must register their facilities with the state and undergo fire and health inspections.

More charges coming?

David Clohessy, former national director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, went to Wayne County a week ago to hand out leaflets and talk to residents about the concerns raised after the recent runaways. He said the charges are a first step in holding owners of unlicensed boarding schools accountable.

?We?re encouraged by reports of law enforcement action at the Lighthouse Christian Academy in Piedmont last night,? Clohessy said. ?? We want to encourage everyone who cares about kids to remain vigilant and to realize that a real resolution to this horror must involve therapy for the victims, prosecution for the wrongdoers and reform of Missouri?s dreadfully weak child safety laws.?

In 2021, another couple who operated a boarding school in southwest Missouri were arrested over their treatment of students. Boyd and Stephanie Householder, former owners of Circle of Hope Girls Ranch, were charged with nearly 100 felony child abuse counts. They have pleaded not guilty, and their jury trial is scheduled to start in the fall.

In Saturday?s release, Finch said he and his department had received several calls about runaways from the home, and he began an investigation several months ago.

?Sheriff Finch was contacted by a former student and traveled to Albertville, Alabama, to interview the victim,? the release said. After the interview, it said, Finch ?was able to make contact with several past students, and interviews are forthcoming.?

Finch said he anticipates more charges will be filed and plans to travel to other states to conduct interviews of former students.

?When it comes to children,? he said, he will ?leave no stone unturned until all victims are interviewed.?

?We know the citizens are concerned as well that nothing was being done, however we can?t disclose what we are doing on cases.?

The sheriff said he hopes the public will remain patient.

?When some things come to light, we will always be there investigating.?
It took 3 deaths among the students before the state Utah decided that it was enough.

Now Diamond Ranch Academy seems to be allowed to start over under the name of RAFA Academy. They even changed the name of the road from Diamond Ranch Parkway to Hope Circle in order to clear their tracks to their dark past.

What does it mean? Are they allowed to start over? Can they be allowed to operate and would it take 3 additional deaths before they will be closed down again?

The Troubled Teen Industry / Re: Trails Carolina - second death
« Last post by Oscar on February 07, 2024, 08:33:27 AM »
Quote from: US News
Death of 12-Year-Old at North Carolina Nature-Based Therapy Program Under Investigation

LAKE TOXAWAY, N.C. (AP) ? Authorities in western North Carolina said they were investigating the death of a boy at a nature-based therapy program over the weekend.

The Transylvania County Sheriff?s Office was investigating the death of the juvenile from Trails Carolina in Lake Toxaway on Saturday, Sheriff Chuck Owenby said in an email Tuesday. The investigation was previously reported by WLOS-TV. Authorities were awaiting the results of an autopsy and don't plan to release further information at this time, Owenby said.

Staff at Trails Carolina called 911 around 8 a.m. Saturday when a 12-year-old student who had enrolled the day before did not respond to attempts to wake him and emergency personnel could not resuscitate him, the program said in a statement. Trails Carolina is cooperating with investigators and has retained outside professionals to help conduct an internal investigation, the program said.

?We are shattered by the tragic loss of a young life and our deepest sympathies are with the student's family and loved ones,? the program said in its statement. ?Our priority is to acknowledge and respect the unfathomable impact on their lives and maintain the integrity of the investigation into the cause.?

Trails Carolina, which is located about 35 miles (56 kilometers) southwest of Asheville, describes itself as a nature-based therapy program that helps 10- to 17-year-olds ?work through behavioral or emotional difficulties, build trusting relationships with their family and peers, and achieve academic success.?
Feed Your Head / Parents in the US and Russia - so alike while enemies
« Last post by Oscar on February 05, 2024, 01:21:27 AM »
I promised to post this on behalf of EmoJanice, who make some contributions to our cause

If you have watch "Hell Camp - Teen nightmare" on Netflix, you have learned all about the US domestic fight against the teenage life. The teenagers in the US cannot like young Danes go into a shop and buy alcohol, so they will never sit down over some beers and talk. As result they live in a divided society.

The parents in the US can legally hire a firm which collects the kids and place them in handcuffs and legirons only for them to take the children to wilderness camps where some of them die or so-called private prisons called boarding schools or residential treatment centers where some also die.

Why? Tougher legislation - the fight against drugs, 3-strike laws made the parents fear for the future of their children. So these places have been allowed to kill children for several decades.

Now parents in Russia who have children who might see themselves as the other gender or a unicorn can opt to take their children to private hospitals where the so-called doctors try to "cure" the children. We all know what is going to happen.

The bodies of teenagers will start to pile up.

Why? Tougher legislation against LGBTQIA+ make the parents fear for the future of their children.

Two countries who is against each others both have parents who react the same.

Victims of the Troubled Teen Industry in the United States (Domestic Prisoners of Conscience)
In Russia, parents are having gay children abducted to be ?cured? (The Washington Post)
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