02. The Cleveland Kidnappings: A Survival Story

Rolling in the Dark

11-10-2023 • 1 hr 34 mins

In this episode, we dive into one of the most horrifying and astonishing cases of abduction, imprisonment, and resilience. Join us as Butta takes us through the heart-wrenching story of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus – three courageous women who endured unimaginable horrors at the hands of Ariel Castro.

The Cleveland Kidnappings, a nightmare that lasted for nearly a decade, shocked the world when the women escaped from their captor's clutches in 2013. But how did this terrifying ordeal begin, and what were the circumstances that led to their eventual rescue?

Butta provides a detailed account of the events leading up to the kidnappings, the investigation, and the eventual arrest and conviction of Ariel Castro. We explore the courage and determination of Michelle, Amanda, and Gina, who refused to let their captor's darkness define their lives.

Join us as we pay tribute to the strength and resilience of the survivors and remember a case that captured the world's attention. Subscribe now to Rolling in the Dark to hear the untold story of the Cleveland Kidnappings and the incredible journey of these three inspiring women.


Trigger Warnings: Rape, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence, Child Abuse, Pregnancy, Miscarriages, Pregnancy-Related Issues, Animal Abuse, Depression, Murder, Violence, Suicide

Sources: Academic-accelerator.com, Cleveland.com, Biography.com, Wikipedia.com, Book: Lost Girls by John Glatt

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