FLDS leaders arranged a press junket for a several People reporters hoping for some good PR a year after 439 children were removed from their Texas compound by the state’s protective services. However the the title of the feature article blares out from newsstands everywhere, “The Children of the Cult”. The eight-page photo spread shows the FLDS women and children, but grown men are conspicuously absent. According to the article, some children were having trouble readjusting to their sect’s austere lifestyle after being exposed to bicycles, television, and video games during their absence from the compound.


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