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Genie: A Scientific Tragedy
In 1970, a young abused girl was found in Los Angeles. Nicknamed Genie by the media, the girl was taken from her home and placed in hospitals and foster homes as scientists and linguists attempted to help her. Genie had been kept confined with no socialization in her parents' home. Her father had been abusive and, believing Genie to be mentally retarded, had kept the girl confined in a back room of the house. The girl was not allowed to leave and was ...