After undergoing a terrible ordeal that claimed the lives of her mother and brother, Hannah Anderson speaks out to social media site about what happened.
Anderson, 16, was allegedly kidnapped by a good friend of her family, James Lee DiMaggio. He was purportedly able to lure Anderson, her mother, Christina, and her brother, Ethan, 8 to his home under the pretense that he wanted to say goodbye to them because he had accepted a job out of state.
Firefighters responded to a fire at DiMaggio’s California home and found the charred remains of Anderson’s mother and brother. Hannah was missing and an Amber Alert was issued.
Hannah Anderson and James Lee DiMaggio were spotted in the rugged terrain of the mountains in Idaho and an FBI tactical team, shot and killed DiMaggio. Anderson was rescued and reunited with her father, Brett Anderson, who was estranged from his wife.
In just under 48 hours after being rescued, Hannah Anderson speaks out on social media site ask.fm fielding questions from hundreds of people. She talked about getting her nails done, wanting to find a new home for her cat because of the memories and answered many questions about her kidnapping ordeal.
She has received some criticism for going online so soon.
There are some who question whether she was a true victim or an accomplice, allegations she vehemently denies.
She says that here were many inaccuracies reported in the media and that she wants to set the record straight, although she has rebuffed all inquires on the site from reporters, asking for privacy.
Some question why the teen did not ask for help when she had the opportunity to do so since she said that she did not know that her mother and brother were dead until after she was rescued.
Although it has not been 100% confirmed that the postings do belong to Hannah Anderson, the username used, @Hannahbanana722, has been in existence prior to the alleged kidnapping. A parent of one of her friends, Dawn MacNabb, has said the postings do belong to Anderson.
She answered “Lol” when told that she was famous and was going to make a lot of money. Her tone seemed lighthearted and even, jovial.
People dead with grief in a different ways and, it’s important to remember that many teens from this generation have grown up accustomed to using social media sites daily.
After the media frenzy surrounding her social media presence, her user account has been disabled as of this morning.