February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 01 / growing up polygamist

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage after 15 years, talks about being careful about talking about her family while growing up.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 02 / growing up polygamist

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about secrecy while growing up.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 03 / half-sister’s molestation

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about how her father’s molestation of another daughter was kept in secrecy for years.

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February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 04 / Husband and children

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about how her husbands many children would address him.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 05 / Keeping up appearances

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about her husband’s stringent insistence on keeping the children clean.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 06 / Husband’s rotation

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about being careful about how her husband would spend different nights with different wives.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 07 / Competing for husband’s time, money, attention

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February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 08 / Standing up to her husband

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about her children’s discipline problems and asking her husband to let her live in her own home.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 09 / Threat of death

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about being careful about her husband’s frightening reaction to her request for her own home.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 10 / Hearing God’s calling

Mary Mackert, who left a polygamist marriage and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, talks about deciding to become a missionary to women in her former church.

Andrew Zahler / The Spokesman-Review
 
February 21, 2009 in City, Idaho
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Mary Mackert 11 / Polygamists in Boundary County

Mary Mackert talks about the growing population of polygamists in Boundary County.

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