These 'Children of God' have been trained to be 'Hookers for Jesus' and suffered all kinds of abuses sexually and emotionally.
‘As you learned to brush your teeth as children, we learned to have sex.’ A Brazilian woman exposed her terrible experience growing up in notorious international sex cult 'The Children of God'.
Dawn Watson, like thousands of other children, has taken a long time to realize what the 'uncles' did were all abuses. ‘We learnt God is love and the way to express God’s love is through sexuality. I never knew anything different from that.’
She said she experienced abuse ‘in all forms. Abused sexually, abused emotionally and abused spiritually’.
This notorious cult was established by a twisted man named David Brandt Berg. He had a history of child abuse and used to be kicked out of the church but he created an image as 'Father David' among innocent women who didn't know what happened to their children.
Dawn recalled her nightmare in a sober way. As a child, she was exposed to images of naked women nailed to crucifixes and posters captioned ‘Hookers for Jesus’. Women and children were encouraged to have alone time with uncles and showed their love to 'God' in sexual ways.
The cult tried all ways to brainwashed Dawn and other children, preventing them from getting any information that would challenge their power. finally escaped from the cult at 13 and lived in other escapers' home. However, she was raped at 15, which pushed her to a desperate situation.
Dawn revealed she tried to commit suicide until she contacted her mom who finally got the strength to leave the cult. Dawn thought she was able to come home and started again. Now Dawn has begun a new life and trying to help others with her experience.
She set up charity Dawn Watson’s Institute to help other victims to rebuild their lives. 'Now I talk about it as “this is me and I am not ashamed of. This is where I came from.'
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