Charles Cullen's Case Study

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Cullen further demonstrated his need for control and self-justification when he surprised the police with his decision to donate his kidney. Charles Cullen first received mail from the mother of his ex-girlfriend’s brother (Graeber, 2013, p.3). His second girlfriend was pregnant during the time of his arrest, and is the mother of a little girl he’d never met before (Jennifer Hash, 2006, p.3). The police and the families of his victims questioned his motives with reason. He even surprised his reverend with his uncharacteristically selfless action. “Why this? Why now? Do you want it for fame, or to rehabilitate your public image? Do you think you’re making some deal with God, to save a life to wipe out the lives you took?” (6). She wondered if

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