Laura Cowan was desperate and alone with two children when she moved into a motel with a man and his family. What followed was a bizarre, four-year odyssey of polygamy, torture and mental trauma.
Laura Cowan survived life in one of the most notoriously abusive households in recent California history. Now a speaker, counselor and forceful advocate for abused women, Cowan has come a long way since her abuser was sentenced to seven life terms in prison.
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