WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!)  Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

Willowbrook State School

WILLOWBROOK STATE SCHOOL- NY, NY - (Dumping grounds, is more like it. Geraldo made it famous with his documentary of the horrors inside, and was still open for another 10 friggin years!) Failed state-supported institution meant to rehabilitate students with mental retardation

"Exposé of Willowbrook State School" - Geraldo Rivera - WABC-TV | Undercover Reporting

"Exposé of Willowbrook State School" - Geraldo Rivera - WABC-TV | Undercover Reporting

12 Facts About Willowbrook, the Nightmare Institution Behind the Cropsey Legend

12 Facts About Willowbrook, the Nightmare Institution Behind the Cropsey Legend

The Willowbrook State School of Staten Island was like the setting of a horror movie, except the agonizing screams, filthy rooms, and the stench of death in the air was v.

The most haunted school stories - Willowbrook State School...  The documentary is called "unforgotten: 25 years after Willowbrook"

The most haunted school stories - Willowbrook State School... The documentary is called "unforgotten: 25 years after Willowbrook"

Willowbrook State School New York City, New York Founded: 1942 (620×389)

Willowbrook State School New York City, New York Founded: 1942 (620×389)

The state-supported institution on Staten Island, New York City opened in 1947, was a place where children with ‘intellectual disabilities’ were placed. Description from biancajchadda.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The state-supported institution on Staten Island, New York City opened in 1947, was a place where children with ‘intellectual disabilities’ were placed. Description from biancajchadda.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

When Real-Life and Horror Intersect

One of the buildings of the Willowbrook State School on Staten Island that was in operation from the 1930s until it closed in 1987 due to allegations of abuse of the disabled.

As a reporter for WABC-TV in 1972, Geraldo Rivera slipped into the Willowbrook State School for the mentally retarded and exposed the dreadful conditions there. He won several awards for his efforts.

As a reporter for WABC-TV in 1972, Geraldo Rivera slipped into the Willowbrook State School for the mentally retarded and exposed the dreadful conditions there. He won several awards for his efforts.

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