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Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her — because she was chained and couldn't move that far. Big, heavy chains were a regular part of Berry's life for years as she, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013. So were repeated rapes and other abuse. But the women survived, and now Berry and DeJesus have written a book about their experiences. "We are free, we love life," the women said in the note to readers at the beginning of "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in...

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