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Austrian drama ripped from the headlines

On the 23rd of August 2006 Natascha Kampusch escaped from the house where she had been held captive for eight years and knocked on a neighbor’s window to get help. The story got worldwide attention because of the length of her captivity, and because of the myriad ambiguities that can arise from the odd cohabitation between captive and jailer. The Stockholm syndrome comes to mind, but as we ... more >