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Sex Trafficking Legends Part 2 – Crimelore
Starting with the legend known as “The Kidney Heist,” we embark on a conversation about the realities of organ trafficking. In this legend, a man meets a woman at a bar and accompanies her to her hotel room, only to wake up missing his kidneys. What’s the truth behind this legend? Along the way we … Continue reading Organ Theft Legends
A young babysitter is tormented by creepy phone calls until the operator gives her some unthinkable information, “The call is coming from inside the house!” The legend has been in circulation for half a century and inspired multiple movies, but what’s the truth behind the legend? Are babysitters really in danger? And what do these … Continue reading Episode 5: Babysitter and the Man Upstairs
In perhaps our darkest topic yet, this week we take on the topic of maternal infanticide. We talk about the legend of La Llorona, some of La Llorona’s exploits, and some real cases of mothers who drown their children. We have to give a shout out to Mariana Esquivel, whose unpublished research shed light on … Continue reading Episode 4: La Llorona
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