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walking around the compound, Carolyn says many are sent away at a young age. Carolyn says this practice began when Warren Jeffs became the FLDS leader. "He started marrying a lot more girls into plural marriages," she says. "His father ended
donate their property to the church and swear obedience to their prophet. In 2003, a new leader came to power: Warren Jeffs , the despised son of the former prophet. A student of Hitler, Jeffs attempted to cleanse his flock by banning public
In a candid conversation, ranch members speak openly about their polygamist lifestyle and their imprisoned prophet, Warren Jeffs . Our cameras also provide an intimate look at ranch life following one family—Richard and the three mothers of
evidence of underage girls being forced into polygamous marriages. The compound, built by imprisoned polygamist leader Warren Jeffs , belongs to the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or FLDS, which split from the Mormon church
children of the one child out of 439. It's still in state custody. Authorities allege the young girl was married off to Warren Jeffs at the age of twelve she was 51 the case is still pending. people. My name is hope Barack. How are you beautiful
like that piety had this. strange cadence to their. And glossy and she said they're taking on the same aspect as Warren Jeffs and some of these men. Or just was a man under. And it wasn't until I heard one of the men talking now like us they
Jennilyn Merten and Tyler Measom talk about the power of documentary films and the passion it took to make Sons of Perdition.
I had been in the FLDS Church from the moment I was born. It was all I knew and the only way I could imagine living. From my teachings, I knew that the prophet's job was to dictate what was best for us and that the words he spoke came straight from God. I believed that my impending marriage was the
Oprah spends a day behind the gates of the Yearning for Zion polygamist ranch.