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Camp Hell: Anneewakee

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The Anneewakee Treatment Center for Emotionally Disturbed Youth operated in Douglasville, Georgia for over 25 years. Purportedly, it was a place that parents could send their troubled kids for help. But in reality, it was a breeding ground for abuse. This is the story of Anneewakee, as never told before.

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The Anneewakee Treatment Center for Emotionally Disturbed Youth operated in Douglasville, Georgia for over 25 years. Purportedly, it was a place that parents could send their troubled kids for help. But in reality, it was a breeding ground for abuse. This is the story of Anneewakee, as never told before. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
1 | "The Wake"

1 | "The Wake"

2021-04-2743:5210

In the introduction to Camp Hell: Anneewakee, we give a summary of what Anneewakee was supposed to be and what it became. We hear from some of the very first patients of Anneewakee as well as other survivors and victims of abuse. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
A closer look at the mythos of Anneewakee and the meaning of the crest. We hear from former patients about the child labor they were forced to do and the lack of education it’s patients received. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
3 | “Doc"

3 | “Doc"

2021-05-1142:084

Louis “Doc” Poetter was the head and founder of Anneewakee. Since the 1940’s he managed to keep himself in the headlines, gaining relationships with many powerful people. Some early counselors see first hand Poetter’s sexual abuse with patients and attempt to do something about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Following two counselors reporting of Louis Poetter abusing patients at Anneewakee, a 1970 hearing is held to see if the center can keep its license. We hear from actual court transcripts as voiced by actors. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Amanda Eastling

Really interesting so far. The beginning of this episode was a bit slow but picked up after. Keep them coming!

May 4th
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