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Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church has a small congregation, but though unaffiliated, it receives more media coverage than any other religious group in the country. There is no mystery why: Led by a fiery pastor, the church has picketed hundreds of events, including funerals of combat victims, to protest their association with gays, Jews, Roman Catholics, and a host of other "sinning" enemies. On the very day that the World Trade Center was attacked, Westboro mounted "Thank God for 9/11" and, according to their damning pronouncements, the Unholy Trinity consists of Satan, Pope Benedict XIV, and Barack Obama. In this heart-rending memoir, the daughter of Westboro members recounts her family's immersion in the belief system of this hate-filled group and her own difficult self-extraction.