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  •  Thanks kishik - yes, all too often the victim (2+ / 0-)
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    Avilyn, kishik

    is the one on trial - NOT the defendant.

    We must support victims in these cases.  Otherwise, pedophiles walk free...

    Thank you for the link -

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    by Roxine on Fri May 25, 2012 at 06:20:58 AM PDT

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      that has been evident since the whole explosion Penn State, it's more of these types of reportings really featured in the media.  Maybe because media is changing, and online news media can rotate stories.  But this was on the Daily News front online page for a bit - why i saw it immediately.

      In NYC, stories on the Orthodox Jewish community and CSA have been written in local papers, but I don't think featured highly.  Hopefully with the recent conviction of a rabbi for sexual abuse (of his children) and another story where a victim came forward to speak, this will push more out there for this closed community to hear about.... and make changes within their community regarding reporting.

      Small steps towards the goal are as important as the giant leaps!  :)

      All the suffering of this world arises from a wrong attitude.The world is neither good or bad. It is only the relation to our ego that makes it seem the one or the other - Lama Anagorika Govinda

      by kishik on Sat May 26, 2012 at 06:30:17 AM PDT

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