Inside America’s Most Inbred Family: Members Of WVA Family Can’t Speak, Bark At People

  • A filmmaker has given a glimpse inside the lives of one of America’s most inbred families in West Virginia after he visited them in their squalid home.
  • The Whittakers – who live in the aptly-named village of Odd, 75 miles south of Charleston – have been known to bark at people, communicate through grunts and often run away when people tried to speak to them.
  • Producer Mark Laita has shone a spotlight on the family by releasing a short 12-minute film on his YouTube channel Soft White Underbelly, in a bid to report on untold stories from across the country.