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Baby Photographed With Rebel Flags and Guns Is Kidnapped

Robert Baumann watched as his ex-girlfriend changed before his eyes, going from a free-spirited girl from Broward to an angry young woman with radical, hard-right politics.

But it wasn't Megan Everett's transformation alone that bothered Robert. He was troubled by the impact his ex's new life had on their 2-year-old daughter, Lilly. Even though the young father documented Megan's strange new world of survivalist paranoia, antigovernment anger, and neo-Confederate beliefs, he struggled to get a court to award him custody of the baby.

Then, Megan disappeared with Lilly. She hasn't been seen since. Read the full story about the neo-Confederate mother who allegedly kidnapped her daughter.

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