The Nation: THE FAMILY THAT STAYS TOGETHER

Their eyes revealing a horrifying emptiness, the members of the Manson family are once again haunting the headlines. The motley, mixed-up band today numbers about 100, fanned out in communes up and down California. Some Mansonites live in a three-story wood frame house about 30 miles east of Folsom prison where Manson was held for a time. The number of residents varies, but usually includes at least seven women, three men and up to ten children. Lynette ("Squeaky") Fromme and Sandra Good had lived there off and on until last spring.

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