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The Girls in the Boxes

Five disturbing true stories about forcible confinement.

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  • Photo Credit: Lake County Sheriff's Department

Ursula Herrmann

Barbara Mackle

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  • Krist took this photograph of Mackle holding a sign that reads "kidnapped" and sent it to her family to demand a ransom. 

Unnamed Victim in Lake County, California

Joelle Lockwood

Colleen Stan

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  • Colleen Stan and Cameron Hooker, who posed as her boyfriend during a visit to the Stan family. 

    Photo Credit: Discovery Channel