Drain became a member of the Church at the age of 15 when her father moved the family to Kansas to live in their compound. She’s now selling a memoir of the story (written with Lisa Pulitzer): Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church.
Read her NOH8 statement here.
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