Katie Beers is a married mother of two, currently works as a motivational speaker as well as in a family-run insurance business. As a profoundly neglected and abused child, she was kidnapped and locked in an underground coffin-like box for 17 days. The kidnapping of Katie Beers made worldwide headlines in late Katie, at the center of a national media storm, dropped out of sight 20 years ago. Katie has a Bachelor's degree in accounting and lives in rural Pennsylvania with her husband and their two children. Buried Memories : Katie Beers' Story.
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Free delivery worldwide. Bestselling Series. Harry Potter. Popular Features. Home Learning. Katie has now come forward to tell the story that created a national media storm as reporters uncovered the truth about her pre-kidnapping life of neglect and sexual abuse and the details of her rescue.
She shares how this experience and the recent death of her kidnapper, John Esposito, has affected her life. Despite the horrible reality of Katie's days of being chained in darkness, the kidnapping was, in fact, the climactic end of a tragic childhood and the beginning of a new life.
Katie breaks her silence and reveals her inspiring healing process to the journalist who covered the story of the disappearance more than twenty years ago. Buried Memories is the only source that includes the complete details of her traumatic childhood, transcriptions of recordings from Esposito, a first-hand account of how Katie felt after Esposito's death in , and Katie's hopeful view of the future as she looks back into her dark past.
Review quote Katie Beers will be part of a round table of "women [who] are all survivors of their own infamous abductions, assaults and attacks and for the first time, are coming together with Elizabeth to help provide valuable insight to Jayme's story. About Katie Beers Katie Beers is a married mother of two, currently works as a motivational speaker as well as in a family-run insurance business. As a profoundly neglected and abused child, she was kidnapped and locked in an underground coffin-like box for 17 days.
The kidnapping of Katie Beers made worldwide headlines in late Katie, at the center of a national media storm, dropped out of sight 20 years ago. Katie has a Bachelor's degree in accounting and lives in rural Pennsylvania with her husband and their two children. She has covered some of the most high profile news stories in New York City.
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Buried Memories: Katie Beers' Story
Two decades ago, Katie Beers was a household name, the neglected 9-year-old girl who had been abducted and abused in a dungeon on Long Island. It is not her married name now, but it is still her story — one that she is now recounting, publicly, with poise and uncommon reflection. In an interview, Beers, 30, remembered her time in captivity, and how her main thought was of returning home, not knowing that while she was missing, her sad life of neglect and abuse before her disappearance was being unspooled for the nation. But mostly she reflected on how her life now — as a wife, mother, college graduate and insurance saleswoman — would not have been possible had not the unthinkable happened in
Buried Memories : A Vulnerable Girl and Her Story of Survival
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Buried Memories: The Katie Beers Story
Katherine " Katie " Beers born December 30, was kidnapped in New York in at age 10, by a friend of the family, and held in an underground bunker for seventeen days. Katie Beers disappeared on December 28, , two days before her tenth birthday. She was lured by the promise of birthday presents to the home of a family friend, John Esposito. She left a message on her godmother's answering machine saying, "I've been kidnapped by a man with a knife. Beers was held in a 6-foot-byfoot concrete bunker under Esposito's garage in Bay Shore, New York , concealed by a pound concrete trap door. The bunker contained a commode toilet, television set, mattress and chains used to restrain Beers. Beers, along with other children, had played in the dirt displaced by the bunker as Esposito dug it a few years earlier.