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Kidnapping Victim Hannah Anderson Reaches Out to Social Media to Answer Questions

Kidnapping victim Hannah Anderson is doing what most teenagers would do after a life-changing ordeal - sharing her story on social media.
Kidnapping victim Hannah Anderson is doing what most teenagers would do after a life-changing ordeal - sharing her story on social media.

The 16 year old answered anonymous questions on the website "Ask-FM"  There is confirmation the postings are from Hannah.

She shared painful details of her abduction by a family friend.

She fielded questions on the site about her abduction by the man she knew as Uncle Jim, James DiMaggio.

A user asked - "Did you want to go with DiMaggio?"
She replied - "No, not at all.

"Why didn't you run?"
"He would have killed me."

"Why didn't you tell your parents he creeped you out?"
"In part, he was my Dad's best friend and I didn't want to ruin anything between them."

Hannah shed some new light on the night she was kidnapped - the same night her mother and younger brother were murdered, their bodies burned in DiMaggio's house.

"How did he separate you from your mom and brother?"
"He tied them up in the garage."

"How did he keep the fire a secret?"
"He had it set where it would catch on fire at a certain time."

Hannah also wrote DiMaggio threatened to kill her if she fled and brought her at least in part, to help carry equipment in the wilderness.

Some questions from subscribers were brutally blunt.

"Did he rape you?"
"I'm not allowed to talk about it so don't ask questions about it, thank you."

"Are you glad he's dead?"
"Absolutely."

Some experts question the wisdom of Hannah's on-line chats.

"This is a 16 year old who's totally traumatized.  She's in a state of trauma and so she's not thinking.  Sometimes in a numb state you do things that you don't really consider the consequences."

Hannah even posted a selfie and engaged in lighter conversation typical of a teenaged girl, but even some of that seemed painful.

"What design did you get on your nails?"
"Pink for my mom and blue for Ethan."

Those who know her tell us Hannah spent some of Tuesday helping to plan their funerals.

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