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Daddy Love by Joyce Carol Oates 2013

The first five chapters of Daddy Love, a grisly tale of child abduction and sexual abuse, are brilliant. I thought the prejudice which has prevented me reading ‘one of the female front runners for the title of Great American Novelist’ (Sunday Times, London) was mistaken. 475 more words

Literary Fiction

2/11: TIL

TIL Catholic bishops are clearly not mandatory reporters and that I have yet another reason to have zero respect for the leaders of the church. Gross. 11 more words


Highest Rate Of Child Abuse In 2014

Massachusetts reports high Child Abuse,
neglect rates

BOSTON  –  Newly released figures show that Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation during the 2014 fiscal year. 102 more words

Child Abuse

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Foster Care

There are well over 2,000 children in foster care in Idaho and according to State Rep. Christy Perry, “Foster children in Idaho have the worst outcomes of any child demographic in our state.”

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Bond set for Struthers couple charged in abuse case

STRUTHERS, Ohio (WYTV) – A Struthers couple accused in an abuse case involving a 5-year-old girl appeared in Struthers Municipal Court Wednesday.

The victim’s mother, Lisa Marenkovic, 27, and her boyfriend, Beau Geidner, also 27, are facing felony child endangering charges. 362 more words


Did I ever tell you you're my hero?

As a child, I always invested the adults around me with super powers. The power to make me feel secure and loved, to offer me my balance and peace of mind…At some point, one by one, they failed. 911 more words

Second Life

FBI ranks St. Louis top US city for violent crime | FOX2now.com

via FBI ranks St. Louis top US city for violent crime | FOX2now.com.

“FBI ranks St. Louis top US city for violent crime”

What this headline tells me is St.Louis is home for a significant population of immature, irresponsible teen girls and women IGNORING the parental duty and obligation to their children, as well as their moral and societal responsibility to their neighbors and community to place the well being of their child(ren) … 947 more words

Child Abuse