"Patricia" #fundie #wingnut #conspiracy vice.com

When Patricia left her home in Texas last month to join a QAnon cult that believes John F. Kennedy and JFK Jr. are about to return from the dead, she said she had no intention of ever returning

She thanked her husband of 32 years and her two children for “being a great family” and said she would see them soon

Then, her daughter Laura found her mom’s journals, filled with page after page of indecipherable nonsense

“??Before she went to Dallas she kept a couple of journals,” Laura told VICE News. “We don't know if it was people on Telegram telling her these things, or she's just having delusions, but it's just books of what she believes JFK Jr. is saying to her directly”

But even more worrying were the words written on the front and back covers of the books

“I'm going to follow God. Thank you for a wonderful life. Look up to the sky, I will always be close by”

To Laura, this sounded worryingly like a suicide note. Then, those fears seemed to be confirmed last week when the head of the cult took part in a video chat in which his followers discussed the need “to experience that physical death”
Patricia and Laura are not their real names, but VICE News is using pseudonyms in order to protect the family’s privacy. VICE News called and sent messages to Patricia on several occasions but didn’t get a response. The account of Patricia’s actions is based on interviews with her daughter and sister

Laura and her family eventually had to resort to drastic measures to rescue Patricia from the cult. “We obtained guardianship and my mother is now in a behavioral health center following a psychiatric evaluation,” Laura said on Thursday



So were we! You can find all of this, and more, on Fundies Say the Darndest Things!

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