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rikkitikkitavi posted a topic in Wide World of SnarkThe LA Times has a story about a woman who hid her pregnancy from everyone, eventually giving birth to a baby in secret. The baby is supposed to have died because she didn't feed it; the woman then supposedly hid the body in a laundry basket at the school where she was working. What makes this story particularly interesting to us FJ-ers is that the school in question is a "Christian boarding school for troubled teens." Here's the story: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2 ... death.html. The Christian reform school is called Julian Youth Academy in Shasta county, California. Has anyone heard of this place? I wonder if the woman herself had been a student there once and was then hired to work there. Based on what I've read here and elsewhere, I think it's a fairly common practice for Christian reform schools to hire their own "reformed" graduates. In any case, I can't help but wonder if at least some of her behavior is the result of being enmeshed in Christian fundamentalist culture (the school definitely sounds fundie from the descriptions I could find online from "survivors").