210: What if you didn't know where they were taking you?

“I kept thinking there’s no way that God is going to let this happen to me…What could I have done in my life to deserve what’s going on right now.”


Today’s episode features Jessie Bains. If you’d like to contact her, you can reach out at jbains21@gmail.com.


Producers: Whit Missildine

Episode Summary: A woman growing up in a sheltered life with conservative parents is taken from her driveway one night and led into a darkness she never could have fathomed.

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Content/Trigger Warnings: kidnapping, rape, violent sexual assault, graphic violence, graphic sexual imagery, explicit language


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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: Ambient Themes by Nigel Coutinho



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