She said she has deep psychological scars from spending more than three-quarters of her life in Jane Whaley's Word of Faith Fellowship church.
Cordes, who left the church in 2013, said she was one of the few children to speak up about being beaten because she was interviewed by social workers in a car, where she was assured that church leaders couldn't hear or record the conversations.
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30, 2016 image made from video shows Danielle Cordes in Gainesville, Fla.
The following day, the state agency informed Carroll in writing that it would begin reviewing cases involving the church.