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For decades, the domestic lives of American polygamists have remained secretive and closely guarded.
'We'll find someone who will fit in perfectly,' Martha purrs soothingly, as if her husband were about to select a new set of curtains.
Until now, their lives have been shrouded in mystery.
I am one of the first journalists ever to be invited into the homes, and lives, of polygamist families.
Polygamy is outlawed in America, but many polygamists live in rural backwaters.
They flout the law by marrying their first wives in a traditional service and then exchanging vows with further 'wives' in spiritual ceremonies.