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Rebecca Raised Plural

Rebecca Thomson describes the joys of having 47 siblings growing up.

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Polygamy USA: Rebecca Raised Plural

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Rebecca Thomson describes the joys of having 47 siblings growing up.

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Eugertha Salaam
Eugertha Salaam

I could never share my husband and no one else should share theirs.

Salma Dior
Salma Dior

Even in America, there can marry more than one woman?In Iraq and the Arab world can say that it can be for a man to marry more than one woman, perhaps because of religion urges them ? Bat In America????? In the end they  considered mis against women.

HipHop Says
HipHop Says

@Salma Dior technically you're not allowed to marry another woman (or man) in the US. but there are areas within the US were communities of religious fundamentalist (usually mormons) practice plural marriages despite the technical legality. So, this means that they don't have all of the legal protection that a traditional marriage has (which usually the first wife has within fundamental mormon communities) and often if a family is found out to be engaging in plural marriage the state usually attempts to remove the children from the household and to arrest the parents for neglect by engaging in such a relationship...in fact US presidential candidate Mitt Romney's grandfather was a practicing polygmist and moved to Mexico in an effort to escape prosecution by the US government for practicing what he believes is his religious beliefs. In part Centennial Park marks a departure from the traditional polygmist lifestyle....traditionally families hide the multiple relationships or segregate themselves and attempt to shut out external interactions. Centennial Park seems to operate with a level of openness and with interaction with the surrounding communities who don't practice polygamy.