Ken Armstrong

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The new Netflix series "Unbelievable" is based on the real-life case of 18-year old Marie Adler who reported a rape, and then recanted her story after the police accused her of making…

The real story behind Netflix's ‘Unbelievable’

The new Netflix series "Unbelievable" is based on the real-life case of 18-year old Marie Adler who reported a rape, and then recanted her story after the police accused her of making…

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