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Strange Country

Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Dec 3, 2020

In the early '90s, facilitated communication was the big breakthrough. It was finally a way for nonverbal people to communicate their innermost thoughts while getting an assist from a facilitator. But then it started to become more clear that it was the facilitator who was actually communicating, and communicating some horrific allegations of sexual abuse, leading many upstanding organizations to denounce facilitated communication as a pseudoscience. Yet it still gets practiced. In this episode, cohosts Beth and Kelly talk about the story of Anna Stubblefield and DJ, and a "romance" concocted through facilitated communication.

Theme music: Big White Lie by A Cast of Thousands

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