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Resource ID: #18885
Subject: Cults
Source: KSTP-TV (Minneapolis)
Date: November 15-16, 2001



KSTP-TV investigative reporter Robb Leer uncovered a history of death, mind control and child abuse surrounding one man and his cult in eastern Wisconsin. Rama Behera, a religious leader who got his start in small bible groups in the 1970s, has been leading a cult in the small town of Shawano for more than 20 years. Only now have former followers of the cult began to speak up about how Behera enticed them to join the cult, and how his control over them left them helpless to the child abuses around them.

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