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Some of them were very young girls and became the “child-brides” of much older men.
Not that he normally objected to old men and child-brides.
During the recent B.C. case, court was told at least three girls from Bountiful became child-brides for Mr. Jeffs while other B.C. teens were married to men in Mr. Jeffs' sect.
Court was told at least three B.C. girls became child-brides for Mr. Jeffs, although neither of the two victims he was convicted of assaulting were from the province.
Many of these child-brides die from genital injuries as their husbands forcibly rape the girls, not yet unprepared for sex.