On the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand , a religious cult named Gloriavale Christian Community closed itself off from the rest of the world in Founded by the self-styled and self-named Australian religious leader Hopeful Christian — who was convicted and jailed on three charges of indecent sexual assault of a young woman in — the strong community was run according to a strict and oppressive interpretation of fundamental Christianity. Women had to cover their heads, show no flesh so as not to tempt sin from the menfolk, do all the domestic work, submit to their husbands and birth as many babies as they could. Eight years ago, Lilia Tarawa — granddaughter of Hopeful Christian — escaped with her family into what she had always believed to be the evil, wicked world. This is an extract from her memoir about her life in the cult..
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We already know that despite Michelle Obama's late release of Becoming , the former first lady's revealing story quickly took the title of the best-selling book of the year. Now, the memoir has met a new milestone, and it's a pretty big deal. On March 26 Bertelsmann—the parent company of publisher Penguin Random House—announced that nearly 10 million copies of Becoming have officially been sold. Chief executive Thomas Rabe said that those numbers could easily make it "the most successful memoir in history.
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Most Al-Anon Family Groups meetings are topic discussion meetings. This means the person who is leading the meeting, the chairperson, chooses a topic related to the experience of dealing with a friend or family member who has a problem with alcoholism. Sometimes the chairperson will ask the group if anyone has a topic they would like the group to discuss. After a topic is chosen, then those who are at the meeting can share their experience, strength, and hope regarding that specific topic.
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