Who Is Gerald Friend?
This true story has very little to do with Nirvana's song, "Polly," except to provide a source of inspiration perhaps. Kurt Cobain's references prove he had no knowledge of the actual events and he knew little of what actually happened to the girl kidnapped by Gerald Friend. I served on the jury that convicted Gerald Friend of the kidnap, rape and torture of this girl. Yes, a fourteen-year-old runaway girl in Tacoma, Washington, was kidnapped by Gerald Friend, but initially, she willingly got into his car with him. The girl had run away from home and had been secretly living in the closets of various friends. She was not kidnapped on her way home from a punk concert as related by Kurt of Nirvana. Friend picked up the runaway girl on lower Pacific Avenue, a known pick-up location for prostitutes at that time, and the belief was that she was turning tricks as she willingly got into his car late one night (later than any fourteen year-old girl would be out alone walking through the seediest part of downtown Tacoma, Washington). Friend first took her for for a hamburger at Frisko Freeze, then took her, with a knife at her throat to keep her silent, into to his single-wide trailer where the rapes occurred. Friend hung the girl upside down in ski boots from a pulley attached to the ceiling of his mobile home and raped and tortured her with a leather whip, a straight razor, dripped hot wax on her, used a hot roller glued to a stick on her, and a blowtorch. She never "flirted" with her captor to trick him into "trusting" her as reportedly mentioned by Cobain. After he was through raping and torturing her, Friend trussed her arms with a leather belt, gagged her with duct tape, and threw her on the floor of the back seat of his car for what could have been the last ride of her life. She escaped from his car when he stopped for gas as he was heading out on rural Highway 7 away from Tacoma. She jumped out of his car and ran into the gas station office and dove behind the clerk's desk, cowering behind the clerk's legs. Friend raced away from the gas station and abandoned his car in a K-Mart parking lot in Lakewood, Washington. Friend was later arrested in Yakima, Washington, and eventually convicted of these crimes. Prior to this particular kidnapping and rape, he had served 20 years for a similar incident where he kidnapped a brother and sister in Pierce County, Washington. He pushed the brother out of his car, took the girl into the woods, tied her to a tree, and raped the sister who also escaped from Friend by swimming across the freezing-cold glacier-fed Mashell River. Friend's parole officer at the time of this conviction believed that he was taking her out towards Mount Rainer where his family owned rural property, and that there are bodies of other girls Friend had disposed of in rural Pierce County.
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Gerald Ford (July 14, 1913 - December 26, 2006) was the 38th USPresident. He was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., but took the nameFord after his step-father. He represented the s…tate of Michigan in the House ofRepresentatives for 12 consecutive terms, winning over 60% of thevote each time. He served five terms as the Republican minorityleader. He was appointed to the Warren commission by LyndonJohnson. He was appointed to the office of Vice-President by Richard Nixonin 1973 when VP Agnew resigned. Soon Nixon also resigned due to theWatergate scandal and Ford became President. His most notable actas President was probabaly his pardon of Richard Nixon. He ran fora term of his own in 1976, but lost to Jimmy Carter. He was theoldest ex-President ever when he died in 2006.
Gerald Small lives in Atlanta GA.. Actually, Gerald Small, from Desert High School, lives in Sacramento, Ca. Just talked to him a month ago.. Your information is correct. Ge…rald Small is my 1st. cousin. Unfortunately, he was found dead in his home in Sacramento today(Sept. 28th). This is such a huge blow to our family. Please keep us in your prayers.
Ford was the 38th President of the United States. He was also a12-term Republican leader in Congress and vice-president of theUnited States,
Gerlald Nye was a United States politician representing North Dakota in the US Senate from 1924-1945
Gerald Earwood is an airline captain for Midwest Airlines and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On September 11, 2001, he was flying Midwest Express flight 7. Midwest Express …has since changed its name to Midwest Airlines. His flight was on approach into New York's LaGuardia trying to see through the smoke of the fist World Trade Center tower that was hit by hijacked American flight 11 when he was ordered by air traffic controllers to execute evasive turns to avoid an aircraft, most likely hijacked United flight 175. He was one of the last aircraft to land that day in New York and witnessed the horror of that event from the air. Two days later, Midwest received permission to fly even though the rest of the nation was not flying yet. Captain Earwood and his first Officer, Eric Fjelstad, flew 35 stranded crewmembers home being the first commercial airplane to fly after the attacks. On the morning they were to depart LaGuardia, they had to evacuate the aircraft due to a bomb threat. They stood out on runway 31 for about 20 minutes until it was clear for them to return. Captain Earwood was concerned about a shoulder launched missle and terrorist around the perimeter of LaGuardia and had numerous conversations with company and law enforcement officials before he left. His story is featured in the book: Touching History, The Untold Story of the Drama That Unfolded Over the Skies of America on 9/11, by Lynn Spencer.
Gerald Ford was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He lived most of his life in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Michigan
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doing just dandy
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A crazy fat kid who likes to rape everything he touches and and likes to blame everything he does on his friends. He also likes to jerk his turkey in class
Gerald ford was the 38th President of the United States
I can't be specific, because I only met him for half a second. I met Gerald at a screening of Bear City 2 and his boyfriend was standing nearby so he introduced him. He's youn…g, very cute, shorter, and works in L.A. Shook his hand, but that's about all I know.
Yes I see him with his dad all the time, holding hands. They kiss on the lips and bang each other in the butt on days of the week that start with s m t w. They take breaks on …friday.
\n. \n. Ronnie Barker \n. He wrote scripts but did not want people to judge them if they were \n. sent in under his own name, so he created GW as well.