Wild Child Speechless After Tortured Life

They called her "Genie" -- a pseudonym to protect her privacy -- because since infancy her life had been bottled up in the horrors she experienced in one dimly lit room. Alternately tethered to a potty seat or tied up in a sleeping bag in a mesh-sided crib under a metal cover, Genie had contact only with her abusive father during nearly 12 years of confinement. After her emergence from that torture in 1970, the waiflike child became a cause celebre among researchers and do-gooders who...Full Story
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