By Nigel Cawthorne
Wicked kidnappers, awful ordeals, brave. actual tales of twisted criminals who carry their sufferers in never-ending captivity to fulfill their perverse wishes, opposed to Their Will is a complete compendium of the main annoying kidnappings of all time.
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Jaycee avoided watching the show too. ” she wrote in her journal. When Garrido’s mother became very ill, he let the two girls stay in the house to keep her company. Then Jaycee was allowed into the house too, to help Nancy look after his mother. Around the same time, the laws on parole were tightened. This meant that Jaycee’s outings were curtailed. A new parole agent was assigned to Garrido. He even saw one of the girls asleep in the house. Nothing was said, and he, too, was soon replaced. Later, Jaycee even got to talk to a visiting parole agent.
Garrido erected a tall fence around the yard, so Jaycee and her children could go outside. Phillip and Nancy said that they could have barbecues out there and be a real family. Eventually, Jaycee was allowed to roam outside in the backyard unsupervised. But escape was still not a possibility. Now that she had children, she was tied to her captors by invisible bonds. Garrido painted a picture of the outside world as a scary place, full of rapists and pedophiles. The only place she and her girls were safe, he said, was with their dad.
She asked to see Garrido. He was brought in, in handcuffs, and he told her to get a lawyer. But why did she need a lawyer if she had done nothing wrong, the woman officer asked. Jaycee was left on her own to think things over. Then the woman officer returned and told her that Garrido had confessed to kidnapping her. She asked Jaycee for her name again. Jaycee replied she could not say it after not saying it for eighteen years. But she could write it down. ” Suddenly she felt free, she said. The spell was broken.