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Have you ever wondered how many missing people do not want to be found? Given that the Rucki sisters ran away of their own volition after alleging that their father abused them, and subsequently being ordered to stay with his sister instead of with their mother, we can imagine that being found was not what they wanted.
The Rucki case has been receiving headlines since the 16 and 17-year-old sisters, Samantha and Gianna Rucki, ran away from their father’s sister’s home in April 2013. Shortly after their disappearance, the girls made a statement to local news alleging that they ran away because their father was abusive and begging to live with their mom. Then they went into hiding.
On November 18th, the children were found during the execution of a search warrant for the Minnesota White Horse Ranch which described itself on its website (since removed) as a nonprofit practicing equine therapy for abused children. It is believed that the children were being hidden by a network called the Protective Parent Movement which was formed nearly three decades ago with the purpose of sheltering children who have been placed in abusive homes by court order.