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    Stockholm syndrome is an interesting psychological response that victims tend to develop for their survival. The term Stockholm syndrome came from an experience during a bank robbery from August 23 1973 to August 28 1973, where the victims became emotionally attached to their captors and would even go to lengths to defend them. This paper will address the phenomena associated with this syndrome. Stockholm syndrome can be observed in several groups of people, such as those in abusive relationships, abduction/kidnap victims, and victims of prolonged abuse. Stockholm syndrome was first observed in one of the four hostages, Kristin Ehnmark, from the Normalmstorg robbery of the kreditbanken at Norrmalmstorg, Stockholm. Kristin Ehnmark responded to an interview with the prime minister Olaf Palme. Ehnmark was showing hostility towards the police, while they were trying to save her. Ehnmark showed compassion towards her captor, and even went so far as to slow down efforts toward her rescue, she mentioned that she “fully trusts Clark and the robber” (Jameson 2010). Kristin Ehnmark also made claims that the bank robber Jan Erik Olsson was protecting the hostages from police aggression. It is unusual that somebody, who was a captive, would slow down the efforts of the rescue of themselves. However, during periods of immense stress and fear, the hostages can feel a sense of safety in knowing that the captors are “taking care” of them. During this period of high stress, being held captive…

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    A Stolen Life Summary

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    The book “A Stolen Life” is about Jaycee Dugard, who is also the author. The book took place on June 10, 1991 when Jaycee was abducted and ended on August 26, 2009 when she was rescued during a meeting Philip had with his parole officer, and was reunited with her family. The book is a biography and was written only to tell her story. Jaycee Dugard was eleven when she was abducted by Philip Garrido and Nancy Garrido while walking out to the bus stop. Philip and Nancy had locked Jaycee up at their…

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    Jaycee Lee Dugard

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    Jaycee Lee Dugard was a nine year old girl who was kidnapped by a stranger at age eleven. Phillip Garrido was the mans name. She was kept captive for eighteen years, kept in a backyard moving from a barn, to a house, different rooms. Being so young and taken would be the worst, not getting to be with her family. Phillip had a wife named Nancy, they treated Jaycee like their daughter. Jaycee later on got pregnant two times. She now has two beautiful baby girls that are growing up with her. While…

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    Michele Gelaude Friday, June 26, 2015 THEO 60250: Intro to Early Church Themes within the Martyrdom of Saint Polycarp Martyrdom, having its prominence during the third and fourth centuries, lasted for approximately 300 years under many different rulers. Emperors were intolerant toward Christianity and responded by putting Christians on trial, asking them to deny their faith or lose their life. The Christian martyrs who clung to their Christian faith showed the Spirit at work with…

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    Jayce Gardner of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Thursday April 17, 2025, in a fire after over cooking a marshmallow with friends. Jayce was born May 16, 2003 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Terra Wilson and David Gardner. He was survived by David Gardner (Father), Annie Gardner (Stepmom), Terra Wilson (Mother), Marcus Wilson (Step-Dad), Ashlyn Gardner (Sister), Justin Baxter (Step-Brother), Byllie Baxter (Step-Sister), Maddox Ramon (Half-brother), and Charlee Gardner (Half-Sister). Jayce was born, raised,…

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    Jaycee Dugard was a regular 11 year old girl living in South Lake Tahoe, California. But, one day as she was outside of her home when two strangers asked her for directions on the side of a road. Seconds later she was shot with a stun gun. She instantly went numb and fell into the bushes. A man then rushed out of the car and abducted her. The two stanger’s where Phillip Garrido and his wife Nancy Garrido. Her stepfather witnessed this event and tried his best to chase after the car that…

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    The Birth Of Christians Brianna van Hoepen Index: Antioch, The City…………………………………………………………...Pg.3 The Founding of the Church……………………………………………...Pg.4 Evangelizing of the Church……………………………………………….Pg.5 The Teaching of Paul and Barnabas…………………………………….Pg.6 The Church of Mercy……………………………………………………....Pg.7 Concerned With the Truth…………………………………………….…..Pg.8 The Later Church………………………………………………………..…Pg.9 My Personal Reflection…………………………………………………..Pg.10 Antioch, the City: Antioch, was at the…

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    of the Antioch church (11:19-21). We come now to a major turning point in the book of Acts. In Acts 1:8 Jesus commissioned His disciples to be His witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in all Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth. We have seen how the gospel spread throughout Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria and now to the Gentile world. As we look at the inception of the Antioch church I want us to observe three sub points in this first heading. I. The blessings of…

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    First Crusaders

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    siege of Antioch was a difficult process for the Norman army. The raiders had very little food even before getting into the city, which forced them to expand their foraging efforts; each time they went away from the walls of Antioch and their main force, the Turks ambushed them. The army was starving and dying from disease when they had a bit of good fortune. The Turks were bringing a large army in support of Antioch and the crusaders saw it coming. Therefore, the crusaders went out, ambushed…

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      15:12–21 Paul and Barnabas spoke next by telling the council of the miracles God had done with the Gentiles. After, James used Scripture to support the argument of circumcision being unnecessary.   15:22–29 James brought an agreeable consensus to the council. They subsequently elected two leaders, Judas and Silas, with a letter, to journey along Paul and Barnabas.   15:30–35 They journeyed to Antioch. Antioch joyfully received them and read the letter. Prophet Judas and Silas…

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