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When I was seven years old I was raped by a neighbor and dear friend of our family. Everyone thought he w...
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When Matt Sandusky was only 8 years old, his adoptive father, former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky, began sexually abusing him -- a crime t...
Naturally the subject of child molestation is disturbing to any rational person; even as a journalist this subject invokes a sense of anger and frustration for me. But what about the survivors?
I also want parents of sexually abused children to let go of the guilt. They should know that in many situations, there's nothing that can be done to prevent the abuse.
Leading national organizations in the fight against child sexual abuse are criticizing Adam Sandler's new movie That's My Boy for making light of statutory rape in its depiction of a 13-year old boy's sexual relationship with his teacher at school.
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