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Heritage Schools Inc.

I am 28 years old and about 8 years past anyone's Statute of limitations. However, The atrocities I witnessed at Heritage Schools have always stuck with me. I dare say that their methods were effective because, much like with Munchhausen syndrome, it never occurred to me that there was any redress available to me. It never occurred to me that the woman who adopted me would put me in a place like this and it would be a scam or a torture facility. It never occurred to me that I had any rights.
This is my question: I was adopted. From that moment on my life was not my own to control and the facilities which my adopted mother placed me in were abusive at best repeating the very same abuses that I first experienced in her care by her family. This comes down to money and power trips. But who do I hold accountable? Can I hold anyone accountable? Is it too late? I didn't ever know that what had happened to me as a child was illegal, last night I received that wake up call. I was held in treatment centers from 13-18. I was told on my 13th birthday that I wouldn't know freedom until after my 18th birthday, and they were right. I was put on a plane back to California from Utah the day after my 18th birthday.
Is it too late for me? I don't care so much about a lawsuit, I simply want acknowledgement. I want an apology, I want someone to be forced to see that you cannot do this to children, I want to shut down Heritage Schools Inc.