MANNY CRISOSTOMO/mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Lilly Manning was closed yet again in a tiny, unlighted closet crammed with movies when she escaped on Oct. 31, 2007, after abuse by Lillian Manning-Horvath and her husband, Joseph. Lilly says she was given her mother's name after the adoption because, at the time, "I was the favorite." She fled after kicking open the door secured with a pole under the doorknob.

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