Escaping One Of Australia's Most Secretive Cults

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Escaping One Of Australia's Most Secretive Cults

Laura McConnell grew up in a fundamentalist sect with no name.

Along with no official title, the group also claims to have no registration around the world, no formal hierarchy, and no official places of worship.

According to Laura, it's this secrecy and denial that has allowed abuse to flourish within the community. She joins us today to expose what she witnessed and experienced inside the group she calls The Truth.


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Guest: Laura McConnell

Host: Gemma Bath

Executive Producer: Gia Moylan

Audio Producer: Scott Stronach


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