By Kristyn Decker
Fifty Years in Polygamy is the private background of Kristyn Decker, the daughter of a polygamist prophet. inside of, she unearths an extraordinary, uncensored, firsthand account of the interior workings of a Utah-based polygamist sect whose contributors this present day comprise high-profile truth tv stars. Her gripping narrative describes the rampant pain and abuse at the back of the chuffed faces that polygamist girls found in public. Fifty Years in Polygamy is Kristyn’s inspiring trip, within which she demanding situations the typical false impression that polygamy is just a risk free way of life selection. for plenty of, it truly is like modern day slavery, she says.
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I just liked being around him because he was a friend and also because you become like the people you associate yourself with. I like to associate with people who are all around good, successful and ethical people because that is who I wish to become. They say you are the average of the five people you hang around with. Who do you hang around with? Are they going to push you forward or hold you back? A good coach will push you forward and so will a good friend. When I went through my divorce there were only a few people who checked in on me.
Who knew I could do this stuff? Greg knew, and I guess in some way I knew too. I doubt I would have traveled two plus hours if I thought I would never be able to do it. I knew it would be a shot worth taking. Grabbing a bite to eat from either a convenience store or a Taco Bell (which one it was escapes me at the moment) on the way home I wished I could say what I was doing to anybody and everybody who would listen because I was proud to be doing it. That would be the first of many treks I would do to his place.
To this day the last I heard, she is in remission and I pray she stays that way. When I next saw Greg, I told him about my idea for Rebar to Ribbons and he said that would be a great thing not just because of the practice I would get at bending things but it gives a great message of inner strength. “You’re going to need a grinder to take the sharp edges off,” he said as he pulled one down off of the rack in his welding shop. He handed it to me. ” I had guessed around $20. I was wrong. ” “Here, take this,” I said pulling a $20 bill from my pocket earnestly hoping he would take it.