‘Marijuana changed us from Nazis to peace-loving hippies’: notorious teen band Prussian Blue finally grew up
By NICK ENOCH,dailymail.co.uk - At the age of 11, blonde-haired, blue-eyed twins Lamb and Lynx Gaede formed a band and saw themselves as the new faces of pop music.
But instead, the girls from Bakersfield, California, would soon be labelled the ‘new faces of hate’.
Not surprising when you consider the group they created in 2003 was a neo-Nazi outfit called Prussian Blue - named after a by-product of the poison used to gas millions of Jews in the Holocaust - at the suggestion of White Nationalist leader William Pierce.
Now however, at the age of 20, the twins have radically transformed themselves from hate-spouting extremists to peace-loving hippies.
And the reason for their change? Marijuana.
The girls, who once wore smiley-face Hitler T-shirts, both now have medical marijuana cards, consider themselves ‘healers’ and say they are ‘pretty liberal now’.
‘I’m stoked that we have so many different cultures,’ Lynx said. ‘I think it’s amazing and it makes me proud of humanity every day that we have so many different places and people.’
Lynx was diagnosed with cancer during her freshman year of high school, when doctors removed a tumour from her shoulder.
She was prescribed OxyContin and morphine to deal with the pain. She also suffers from a rare condition called cyclic vomiting syndrome.
About two years ago, she began smoking to ease withdrawal symptoms and nausea.
‘I have to say, marijuana saved my life,’ she said. ‘I would probably be dead if I didn’t have it.’
Lamb, who suffers from scoliosis and chronic back pain, leading to emotional stress, soon acquired a medical marijuana card of her own.
They said the drug has reignited their creativity, which they now channel in other ways, such as painting. Read more…