Monday, May 18, 2009

Silencing Chicken Little

Elizabeth Esther offers a fascinating glimpse into life in a fundamentalist family. An excerpt:

When I was kid, we didn't have real Hollywood movie stars. But we did have our campy, quasi-horror flicks. One was called Thief In the Night and it scared me so badly that I had nightmares for years.

For a few years after that movie, I would panic every time I lost sight of my parents. I mean, most kids who lose sight of their parents in a public place assume they're lost.

I assumed the rapture had happened and I'd been left behind.

Read the whole thing here.

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