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How Gypsy Rose planned to escape her mother - The Prison Confessions of Gypsy Rose Blanchard


As Gypsy Rose reached adolescence, she realised she needed to escape her mother. With the help of those she met online, she began to plot her terrible route to freedom. This six-part series finds Gypsy Rose Blanchard in prison on the eve of her parole hearing as she recounts her emotional journey; being forced to remain a child, held prisoner by her own mother and the unfathomable choice she made in order to survive. Her story is a tragic and perplexing example of the complexities surrounding child abuse and its long-term consequences – the series will shock, challenge and provoke uncomfortable questions.