This Small Mississippi Town Has A Dark Secret That’s Downright Sinister
A sense of safety is one of the biggest perks of living in small-town Mississippi. However, every once in a while, something happens that shakes that sense of safety to the core. For the small town of Durant, that “something” took place last summer.
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Watch one of the initial reports of the murders in the video below:
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth has set up a memorial fund in honor of Sister Paula Merrill. For more information or to make a donation, click here. To donate to the memorial fund created for Sister Margaret Held by the School Sisters of St Francis, click here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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