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Resource ID: #14919
Subject: Crime
Source: GQ
Date: 6/1/98


There are men who order brides from mail-order catalogs. The women are young, toothsome and desperate to come to America. But when they fail to fulfill their husbands' fantasies, the relationship can turn grave. GQ examines the marriage of Emelita Villa and Jack Reeves. Although the marriage gave Reeves a ticket out of her poverty-stricken neighborhood in the Philippines, it also led to her violent death.

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