Episode 23 - The Tragedy of Blanche Monnier & The Story of Three Identical Strangers

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In this episode, Erika covers the tragedy of Blanche Monnier. Blanche became known as "The Confined Woman" from Polities, Vienne France. She was secretly kept locked in a room by her aristocratic mother for 25 years. She was eventually found by the police, emaciated and in filthy conditions.
Erika pulled her sources from:
The Lineup "The Creepy Collection" Blanche Monnier: The woman who was locked away for 25 years by Gary Sweeney
www.thevintagenews.com "The Dreadful Tale of Blanche Monnier" by Tijana Radeska
www.filmdaily.com "The Awful Tale of Aristocrat Blanch Monnier" by Bethany Wade
Then Amber covers the story of three identical strangers - David, Eddy and Bobby. Three complete strangers discover they are identical triplets separated at birth. Their reunion thrusts them into the limelight, but it also unveils a dark secret surrounding their childhood.
Amber pulled her sources from:
www.statnews.com article by Karen Glanz & Holly Fernandez Lynch
Documentary "Three Identical Strangers" directed by Tim Wardle written by Grace Hughes-Hallett
www.latimes.com article by Amy Kaufman

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