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Part IV: WAREHOUSING OUR CHILDREN

Eagle Harbor Ranch: A case study in confusion
By Lauren Sausser

Eagle Harbor Ranch is tucked away on 80 acres in rural Berkeley County and looks like a lot of other group homes for children in South Carolina. 665 more words

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Indifference

They say that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s indifference.  Further, hate can be a form of love because it still implies a strong emotional connection to whatever it is that you’re hating.   540 more words

Part IIIc: WAREHOUSING OUR CHILDREN

Abuse allegations haunt lucrative group homes
By Lauren Sausser

‘One size doesn’t fit all”

State lawmakers agreed with Fendley that the issue is nuanced.

Sen. Tom Alexander, R-Walhalla, said South Carolina could use more foster families, but group homes should remain an important part of the mix. 548 more words

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Five Too Many.™

At Childhelp, we feel strongly that if we all work together we can help bring this number from five to zero.

Close to 5 Children die every day as a result of child abuse in the United States. 860 more words

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Part IIIb: WAREHOUSING OUR CHILDREN

Abuse allegations haunt lucrative group homes
By Lauren Sausser

‘Incredibly powerful’ industry

More than 7,000 group homes and orphanages for children across the country pull in about $8.8 billion a year and employ almost 130,000 people, according to an industry report published last year by IBISWorld, a national research firm. 714 more words

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Attorney Questions Changed PA Child Abuse Report

“Other child abuse prevention organizations have raised concerns about the accuracy of the entire report.”

HARRISBURG, PA – Regional statistics in Pennsylvania’s annual child abuse report, posted on the state Department of Human Services website Monday, indicated…

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Indifference

The

opposite

of

love

is

not

hate,

it’s indifference.

The

opposite

of

art

is

not

ugliness,

it’s indifference.

The

opposite

of

faith

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