Overcoming the cult

The lede (opening paragraphs) on some stories just scream, “read me.”

Take this one for example in the Detroit Lakes Tribune (registration possibly required).


Erika Schumacher offered an odd answer in class when she was asked to write something about herself:

“I was abducted.”

She graduated from college on Sunday after a rough few teenage years when she was taken by a cult started by her grandfather. She said her horse helped her through the ordeal and now she’s graduated cum laude with a triple major in health sciences, biology and chemistry.

It’s a nice pick-me-up story.

  • Jim!!!

    Bob, Do you have a link for that story?

  • Bob Collins

    D’oh! It’s there now.