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The Real Story of Assault

The way that America’s media and Americans’ attention span works it will likely be another couple or few weeks that everyone is fascinated by all the sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and child sex abuse stories popping up every day. Because … Continue reading

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Generic Mass Shooting Response

With more than 300 mass shootings in the United States so far this year (defined as four or more people  being shot or killed in the same general location and time) we are averaging about one a day. Two of … Continue reading

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Maria

A couple nights ago I was relaxing at the local casino where I enjoy spending some time. There are a few people there with whom I’ve become acquaintances because we see each other every so often. The other night I … Continue reading

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Dark Secrets

About eight months ago I set up a new Facebook page in response to the Penn State child abuse scandal. It was intended as a place to show support with the survivors there and survivors worldwide and as a clearinghouse … Continue reading

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Indictment

Today I attended a sentencing hearing for a former co-worker who had embezzled more than $120,000 from our company.  I wanted to attend and speak after seeing in the newspaper that the District Attorney’s office did not intend to pursue any jail … Continue reading

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As the Trial Winds Down

The emotional toll of the Jerry Sandusky trial will soon be in the past and a disturbing public story of child sex abuse will be out of the newspapers and the limelight, possibly in less than a week. The question … Continue reading

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Taking the Stand

The Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial is triggering me in ways that I never expected.  Each time I hear or read the words of the abused boys–now young men–I get choked up and tears form at the corners of … Continue reading

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