MOBI Ryan Green ´ Torture Mom A Chilling True Story of Confinement ´

In July 1965 teenagers Sylvia and Jenny Likens were left in the temporary care of Gertrude Baniszewski a middle aged single mother and her seven children The Baniszewski household was overrun with children There were few rules and ample freedom Sadly the environment created a dangerous hierarchy of social Darwinism where the strong preyed on the weak What transpired in the following three months was both riveting and chillingIn October 1965 the body of Sylvia Likens was found in the basement of the Baniszewski home where she had been imprisoned She was starved beaten burned and had the words I am a prostitute and proud of it carved into her stomach Gertrude Baniszewski oversaw and facilitated the torture and eventual murder of Sylvia Likens While she played an active role in Sylvia's death the majority of the abuse was carried out by her children and other neighbourhood youthsThe case shocked the entire nation and would later be described as The single worst crime perpetuated against an individual in Indiana's historyCAUTION This book contains descriptive accounts of abuse and violence If you are especially sensitive to this material it might be advisable not to read any furtherIn July 1965 teenagers Sylvia and Jenny Likens were left in the temporary care of Gertrude Baniszewski a middle aged single mother and her seven children The Baniszewski household was overrun with children There were few rules and ample freedom Sadly the environment created a dangerous hierarchy of social Darwinism where the strong preyed on the weak What transpired in the following three months was both riveting and chillingIn October 1965 the body of Sylvia Likens was found in the basement of the Baniszewski home where she had been imprisoned She was starved beaten burned and had the words I am a prostitute and proud of it carved into her stomach Gertrude Baniszewski oversaw and facilitated the torture and eventual murder of Sylvia Likens While she played an active role in Sylvia's death the majority of the abuse was carried out by her children and other neighbourhood youthsThe case shocked the entire nation and would later be described as The single worst crime perpetuated against an individual in Indiana's historyCAUTION This book contains descriptive accounts of abuse and violence If you are especially sensitive to this material it might be advisable not to read any furtherIn July 1965 teenagers Sylvia and Jenny Likens were left in the temporary care of Gertrude Baniszewski a middle aged single mother and her seven children The Baniszewski household was overrun with children There were few rules and ample freedom Sadly the environment created a dangerous hierarchy of social Darwinism where the strong preyed on the weak What transpired in the following three months was both riveting and chillingIn October 1965 the body of Sylvia Likens was found in the basement of the Baniszewski home where she had been imprisoned She was starved beaten burned and had the words I am a prostitute and proud of it carved into her stomach Gertrude Baniszewski oversaw and facilitated the torture and eventual murder of Sylvia Likens While she played an active role in Sylvia's death the majority of the abuse was carried out by her children and other neighbourhood youthsThe case shocked the entire nation and would later be described as The single worst crime perpetuated against an individual in Indiana's historyCAUTION This book contains descriptive accounts of abuse and violence If you are especially sensitive to this material it might be advisable not to read any further