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Opening its doors in 1911, Letchworth Village located in Rockland County New York was an institution providing care for the most physically and mentally challenged. Although initially a success, the 2,362 acre facility soon began to harbor secrets unimaginable to the outside world. Taking place behind closed doors in any one of the 130 buildings were instances of rape, torture, neglect, and murder.
Not only were the patients abused, but relations between staff deteriorated so far that reconstructed power dynamics began to arise. Over its 85 years in operation, there were multiple cases of staff members being raped.
Posted by NIEVES TV at 8:17 PM