5 Shocking Memoirs by Cult Survivors

5 Shocking Memoirs by Cult Survivors

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There is an abundance of cult literature out there— exposés of various cults, sects and organizations, but memoirs are where the real stories are. Here are five of the most shocking memoirs by cult survivors.   1. Little Sister by Patricia walsh Chadwick      Sirius XM Host Gary Dell’Abate praises Patricia Walsh Chadwick’s “perseverance, wit and courage” as she describes her upbringing in the sequestered community that called itself the “Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.” Bestselling Catholic author Mary Gordon notes that Little Sister “sheds light on a part of the history of American Catholicism that has …