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Child Abuse - Who is the Vicitm

by T. F.
(Kansas, USA)

My disabled daughter was molested and raped by a family member. We didn't find out until it had been going on for more than three years. When he was questioned, he broke down and addmitted guilt to all charges. One would think that is great but not really. Out of four charges they only plead him guilty to one and out of 30 years possable he only got 8 1/2 years. The reason I got was because he had no criminal past. Try explaining to your child that he didn't get much time because he has always been good. She said mommy he gets rewarding for hurting me because he was good!!? Yes he is being punished but I can't see the justice!!!





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