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The Family Ties is a new True Crime podcast created by two sisters on opposite ends of the United States focusing on crime committed against children. Distance may keep them apart, but the series creates the perfect backdrop to remain connected, engaged, and always learning about the newest and most up-to-date crime cases.
 
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This week's episode, The Family Ties covers the murder of Kendrick Lee and the story from his surviving siblings. The news about this case just came to light in late October 2021, and the details are still coming out. Kendrick's 15-year-old brother made a call to police in October to report that he and his siblings had been abandoned and living in …
 
In today's True Crime Podcast Episode, we discuss a case suggested by one of our listeners. The Family Ties Podcast brings you the case of 4-year-old, Dominick Calhoun, who died April 12, 2010, after having been beaten and tortured for days by his mother’s boyfriend for having wet his pants while on their couch. Support the show (https://www.thefam…
 
In this episode, Kelley is invited by the Jefferson Humanist Group to present on the subject of homeschooling for their organization. Kelley breaks down the history of homeschooling in the U.S. while discussing the pros and cons of this institution. With intent and purpose, she takes them on a journey through the good, the bad, and leaves them with…
 
Check out our latest episode, where we discuss the case of Rick Roeber, a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, a "man of God", a recovering alcoholic, and a long-distance runner. In April of 2020, Roeber was accused of physically, emotionally, and sexually abusing his 4 children and was subsequently expelled from the House of Representa…
 
In this true crime podcast episode, we discuss the tragic case of Maxwell Schollenberger who was neglected, tortured, and murdered by his father Scott Schollenberger, and his father's fiancee, Kimberly Mauer. "Around noon on May 26, 2020, police in Annville, Pennsylvania discovered the emaciated body of 12-year-old Maxwell Schollenberger in his fam…
 
This week, we discuss the case of Orson West & Orrin West, two brothers who were reported missing on Monday, December 21 by their adoptive parents, Trezell West & Jaqueline West. Throughout the video, we discuss what we know so far about the case, the mystery surrounding the two boys' disappearance, and information from neighbors and the FBI. Suppo…
 
In this week's true crime episode, we cover the tragic case of Trinity Love Jones, a 9-year old girl, who was brutally murdered and found dead inside a duffel bag with severe injuries head-to-toe. Throughout the episode, we discuss how Trinity Jones was abused, neglected, and subsequently murdered by Taquesta Graham and Emiel Hunt, who have both be…
 
This week on The Family Ties, Kelley and Julia sit down for an interview with Alicia Davis. Alicia is the mother of 12-year-old James "Alex" Hurley, who was tortured and murdered by his grandparents, James Sasser, Jr. and Patricia Batts, and their 14-year-old son, J.S. Kelley and Julia ask deep and serious questions to learn more about this James H…
 
In this week's episode, Julia and Kelley cover the very recent and horrific abuse, torture, and murder of 12-year-old James Alex Hurley. They discuss the events leading up to Alex's death at the hands of his grandma, step-grandpa, uncle, and aunt in Montana, and the status of the ongoing trials related to this case. Support the show (https://www.th…
 
In this true crime podcast episode, The Family Ties explores the Raylee Jolynn Browning Case. In the first part of this episode, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery discuss Raylee Browning's back story of being a victim of sexual abuse, physical abuse, starvation, and subsequent murder. Next, the two sisters discuss who murdered and abused Raylee and the…
 
This week, Kelley takes on hosting this episode solo, while Julia takes a couple of much needed weeks to recoup from work. Kelley shares her research on where the United States currently stands statistically in regards to child abuse and child mortality. Not only does she discuss the immediate costs of child abuse for society, but the study on the …
 
This week Kelley and Julia share their research into Oregon Child Protective Services after covering the tragic case of the Hart family deaths in last week's episode. They try to get to the bottom of why CPS is failing children in Oregon and what the possible solutions could be to fix their long-standing history of ineptitude to protect, while chil…
 
This week Kelley and Julia tell the tragic story of the Hart family murders. They discuss how moms, Jennifer, and Sarah Hart carefully constructed an image of a progressive and loving family, all while starving, beating, and abusing all six of their adopted children. Jennifer eventually kills the entire family by intentionally driving them off of a…
 
This week Kelley and Julia are thrilled to interview Bradley Onishi from the Straight White American Jesus podcast. They discuss homeschooling, purity culture, and the Quiverfull movement, as well as the social and political effects of Evangelical patriarchy on women and minorities. Support the show (https://www.thefamilytiespodcast.com/subscribe/)…
 
This week Kelley and Julia interview Rachel Coleman, the founder of the Coalition for Responsible Home Education. They discuss the early history of homeschooling in the United States, children's rights, HSLDA's impact on children's wellbeing, the evangelical move to homeschool, and what polarized the evangelical movement to distrust public schools …
 
This week, Julia and Kelley share their past experiences being indoctrinated into the belief of Creationism, and the denial of any science that could not be backed up by scripture. They discuss the severe gap in science being taught in Evangelical homeschool environments and how these beliefs shaped their worldview. Kelley and Julia give an account…
 
This week, Kelley and Julia dig into the tragic case of Joseph Hall, who killed his father at the age of 10 years old. They discuss how years of sexual and physical abuse, neglect, his father's Nazi activities, and a violent upbringing all lead to the murder. Joseph suffered from learning disabilities and behavioral problems that got him kicked out…
 
This week, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery share what they have learned about the Electoral College, its origins, issues, and what the people generally think of it. They discuss whether or not this system is helping or hindering our election process as well as their personal views of it. Support the show (https://www.thefamilytiespodcast.com/subscrib…
 
This week Julia and Kelley take a break from discussing the heavy topics they have been covering in recent weeks and discuss movie, TV, book, and podcast recommendations. Kelley's trademark phrase, "Do yourself a favor" is the title they decide on when discussing the sources of entertainment that have them excited and ready to share with "The Famil…
 
This week Julia and Kelley close out their discussion on mass incarceration by highlighting some solutions that would go a long way towards driving prison and jail populations down. They bring to light some studied solutions and add their own suggestions and opinions on the proven methods uncovered during their discussion. Support the show (https:/…
 
This week Kelley and Julia discuss how America grew to hold 22% of the entire world's prison population, despite only comprising 4% of the world's population. They track the imprisonment rates that rose 700% in the 90's, despite the fact that during the time prison rates were climbing, crime rates were falling. What are the cold hard facts about in…
 
In this episode, Kelley and Julia continue their discussion on race and the power structures that keep the United States gridlocked and in constant clashes with authority. The sisters break down the defining traits of systemic oppression of people of color while coming to terms with the fact that they have also unknowingly been benefiting from thes…
 
This week Julia and Kelley discuss Police Reform, BLM, and views on the Defund the Police movement. While heavily referencing John Oliver's Last Week Tonight episode that was solely about the Police, as well as Bernie Sander's past and recent comments, they attempt to break down a difficult topic. The sisters share their research on Police Unions a…
 
This week, Julia and Kelley discuss current issues involving white privilege, law enforcement and systemic white power structures. George Floyd's recent death among many other non-white American's at the hands of Law Enforcement have direct correlations with how the white majority has manipulated and rigged the system to benefit whiteness. Julia an…
 
This week Julia and Kelley spend some time discussing child abuse, social services, rights of parents, the lack of children's rights, and just a few of the ways that the system is failing children all across the United States. The sisters delve deep into the laws and bureaucracy that seems to side with the parents and has a vested interest in keepi…
 
This week, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery discuss the disparagement between upper and lower classes, corporate and societal greed, flawed government and financial systems, and human nature. If you were asked which American Economic Class (social class) you fell under, would you provide the right answer? Surprisingly, based upon a study conducted by …
 
This week, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery discuss the benefits of community and how to build your own in order to combat loneliness. This episode is Part 2 of 2 episodes that identifies creative solutions to the current loneliness pandemic as discussed in Episode 4: The Loneliness Pandemic Part 1. Support the show (https://www.thefamilytiespodcast.c…
 
This week, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery delve into the specifics of loneliness, its effects on mental and physical health, Kodokushi, and the importance of community. This episode is Part 1 of 2 episodes that addresses the current loneliness pandemic and the health risks associated. Part 2 will be focused on identifying creative solutions. Quarant…
 
Cinema Verite: In this week’s episode, Kelley and Julia discuss their top two movies that could be their biopics, also delving into the darkness of mental health when untreated in relation to childhood trauma. Kelley’s Picks The Wolfpack: is a documentary film about homeschooled siblings, the Angulos, who are locked inside their Manhattan apartment…
 
Inside The Family Ties Podcast's premiere episode, cohosts and sisters Kelley Richey and Julia Avery take a moment to introduce themselves, discuss highlights from their interconnected past, their passions, and what has inspired them to embark on this new journey together. Sisters, Kelley Richey and Julia Avery, love politics, art, fashion, film, m…
 
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