Charles Manson: Orgins Of A Madman

Charles Manson is known as one of the most sinister and evil
criminals of all time. He organized the murders that shocked the world and
his name still strikes fear into American hearts. Manson's childhood,
personality, and uncanny ability to control people led to the creation of a
family-like cult and ultimately to the bloody murders of numerous innocent
Charles M. Manson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 11, 1934.
His mother, Kathleen Maddox, was a teenage prostitute. Manson's father
walked out on the still pregnant Maddox, never to be seen again. In order
to give her bastard son a name, Ms. Maddox married William Manson. He soon
abandoned the both of them.
Manson's ...

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him sent to "Boys Town," a juvenile detention center, near Omaha,
Nebraska. Charles spent a total of three days in "Boys Town" before
running away. He was arrested in Peoria, Illinois for robbing a grocery
store and was then sent to the Indiana Boys School in Plainfield, Indiana,
where he ran away another eighteen times before he was caught and sent to
the National Training School for Boys in Washington D.C. Manson never had
a place to call "home" or a real family. He spent his childhood being sent
from one place to another, and trouble always seemed to follow him. His
mother's negligence left Manson without a home and without much of a future.
Manson turned to crime to support himself, and he soon became very good at
it. When just a child, he became a criminal and spent his last years of
childhood in a correctional facility.
After his release from the training school in 1954, a new period of
Manson's life began. He went to West Virginia and soon married a girl
named ...

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cat. Nothing got by Charlie if
something happened within a hundred miles of him, he
made sure he knew about it. Everytime he came into a
room, he cased it, like an animal. Where were the
windows? What was the quickest way out? He never sat
with his back to the door."

Soon after his release, Manson traveled to Haight Ashbury, where
the "hippie" movement was in full force. At this time, hippies were gentle
people, believing in peace, love, and sharing with others. This was a
perfect environment for Manson to gain followers. Manson's probation
officer remembers he was "shaken" by the friendliness of the hippies, but
before long, Manson ...

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