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Two CEDU Stories

Two Stories recently submitted from CEDU/RMA Survivors:

RG’s Story

I went to RMA in 1984 and graduated in 86.  I was 16 at the time I went up there and had a decent idea what the program would be like from what my parents said.  Although, who could possibly have imagined that a place like that existed.  If you haven’t been in a place like that, you just can’t imagine it.

My parents took me to a high school placement counselor in Atlanta who told me she wasn’t sure she had found a place for me at that time.  Then a month or so later, my parents said they were sending me to a wilderness school in Idaho where the counselors were really nice and they didn’t allow any violence between the students and they had group sessions where you could talk about your feelings.  (Doesn’t that just sound really great??)  I knew my parents.  I could fill in the blanks. Read the rest of this entry