Genie: A Scientific Tragedy - Chapter 5, The World Will Never Understand Summary & Analysis

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The author visited with the Riglers and found David Rigler defensive and reluctant to allow the author access to his papers in regards to Genie. Rigler also confesses a sadness at not being allowed to see or hear about Genie. The author also visited Jay Shurley who offers a regret in the way the case was handled and his involvement in it. Shurley also tells the author he might one day write a list of strategies in how to deal with a case like Genie's in the future. Despite Shurley's pessimism on Genie's case, the case has helped a few. A young girl with a mental condition that caused her to be unable to understand the context of her speech was helped by a doctoral student who had helped Curtiss on Genie's case who used...

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