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Roisin Ni Fiachra

(2,574 posts)
Wed Oct 27, 2021, 02:36 PM Oct 2021

The Monster of Memphis - A real life horror story

For 20 years, a Tennessee baby thief kidnapped more than 5,000 children from the streets, hospitals, and shanty towns of Memphis. Now, 70 years later, survivors of her 'house of horrors' are confronting the past.
No one knows or perhaps cares to remember the exact day the Tennessee Children's Home Society in Memphis closed. What is known is that 69 years ago, in late November or early December, the place workers later called "a house of horrors" closed its doors for good.

Shutting the Children's Home Society down may have cast it into obscurity, but by then the home had already permanently changed the lives of more than 5,000 children. The unimaginable horror of the place still reverberates today not because many of the children were orphaned or abused but because they were stolen.
Her favorite scheme was to drive through impoverished neighborhoods, picking out the prettiest children, then offer them rides in her shiny black luxury car. Once the children were in, they usually never saw their families again.


Tennessee Children's Home Society


Georgia Tann


If you're ever in Tennessee, and need a bathroom break? Be sure to bring your cross, garlic, and holy water. Monsters walk among us.


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The Monster of Memphis - A real life horror story (Original Post) Roisin Ni Fiachra Oct 2021 OP
Ric Flair was a stolen Georgia Tann baby obamanut2012 Oct 2021 #1
Speechless. harumph Oct 2021 #2


(26,049 posts)
1. Ric Flair was a stolen Georgia Tann baby
Wed Oct 27, 2021, 03:04 PM
Oct 2021

Joan Crawford, June Allyson, and other celebrities also used her services. They didn't know what she was up to, but they got babies from her.

There is a reason why Tann and other adoption predators made sure laws passed to made sure adoptees had their files sealed...


(1,896 posts)
2. Speechless.
Wed Oct 27, 2021, 04:42 PM
Oct 2021

I read this and my brain is broken. There are so many depravities - most we'll never
know. I don't even know...wtf.

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