Two women are suing a Jehovah's Witness congregation in Vermont, saying they were sexually abused by a church official.
Miranda Lewis says she and her sister, Anessa, were molested as little girls in the 1990s at the Jehovah's Witness Church in Bellows Falls.
The sisters allege a ministerial servant named Norton True repeatedly abused them and that the church was more concerned with protecting its image than the kids.
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Their legal team previously won tens of millions of dollars from Vermont's Catholic Diocese through a series of other sexual abuse lawsuits.
Miranda sued in state court. Her sister filed suit in federal court.
They want punitive and compensatory damages and legal fees.
A spokesperson for the Jehovah's Witnesses did not respond to a request for comment.
NECN affiliate WPTZ reached True by phone in Maine. He told the station he had nothing to say.