Friday, July 6, 2012

There's a Jerry Sandusky in every town

Vigilance is imperative: There's a Jerry Sandusky in every town | The Seattle Times
Adults who see children as sexual objects look like the friendly neighbor, coach, teacher or youth worker who takes an extra interest in a child. Our collective failure to recognize the patterns of grooming beneath the engaging demeanor of the abuser continues to leave vulnerable children at risk — not just those unlucky children way over in Happy Valley, Pa., but each and every child in our own community.

Jerry Sandusky guilty: Justice for victims and an end to silence by Jerome Elam in The Washington Times
For survivors of child abuse this was an act of courage unparalleled by any other event in our lives.

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