The Intersect Weekly: The saga of a YouTube family who pulled disturbing pranks on their own kids

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The saga of a YouTube family who pulled disturbing pranks on their own kids
The parents behind a controversial YouTube prank channel with nearly 750,000 subscribers have said their family is now in counseling.
 
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