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The witness wore red: the 19th wife who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice

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Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle. She received a rigorous education at Alta Academy, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' school headed by Warren Jeffs. In her teens, she became the nineteenth wife of her people's prophet: eighty-five-year-old Rulon Jeffs, Warren's father. Sickened by the abuse she suffered and saw around her, she pulled off a daring escape. The church, however, had a way of pulling her back in, and by 2007 Rebecca had no choice but to take the witness stand against the FLDS in order to protect other young girls from being forced to marry at shockingly young ages.
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subject_facet Child sexual abuse -- United States
Forced marriage -- United States
Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- Biography
Jeffs, Rulon, -- 1909-2002
Jeffs, Warren, -- 1955-
Musser, Rebecca
Polygamy -- United States
title_display The witness wore red : the 19th wife who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice
title_full The Witness Wore Red The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice
The witness wore red : the 19th wife who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice / Rebecca Musser with M. Bridget Cook
title_short The witness wore red :
title_sub the 19th wife who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography
Child sexual abuse
Forced marriage
Jeffs, Rulon
Jeffs, Warren
Musser, Rebecca
Nonfiction
Polygamy
Religion & Spirituality