The Daily Yonder, a nonprofit newsroom that provides news, commentary and analysis about and for rural America is published by the nonprofit Center for Rural Strategies. Sam Myers is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Politico, The New York Times and Sierra Nevada Ally, among others.
In 2007, 17-year-old Sarah Stusek woke up at 4 a.m. The lights were mysteriously turned on. Her phone was gone. She looked up to see a man and a woman hovering over her on either side of the bed. They told her to get dressed and that they were taking her somewhere. They didn’t explain […]