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Resource ID: #17175
Subject: Children
Source: Rocky Mountain News (Denver)
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Date: Oct. 29

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"Candace Newmaker was a 10-year-old North Carolina girl who was adopted when she was six. Her adoptive mother found her difficult to deal with, temperamental and lacking in affection. Ultimately, Jeane Newmaker brought her dauther to Evergreen, Colo., to undergo a controversial and violent therapy called 're-birthing.' Essentially the child was wrapped in a blanket, the ends bound tight,a nd four adults pushed their bodies against her with all their weight. They urded her to fight free. bo be 'reborn.' But instead, they smothered her.

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