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Jun 08, 2008
OUTRAGEOUS and incomprehensible...
by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

I share in your concern and outrage, and I extend my deepest regrets that your sons are being abused by their father AND by the system. I cannot explain the position of Oregon's SCF; I've never heard such an absurd position that the system cannot protect children from non-custodial parents.

I'm sorry to say that I have no answers for you outside of what you've already done. I can only provide a place for you to vent your frustration and despair. Perhaps another of my visitors can supply a more helpful reply, one that will assist you in keeping your sons safe from their abusive father. My heart truly goes out to you and your sons.

Darlene Barriere
Violence & Abuse Prevention Educator
Author: On My Own Terms, A Memoir

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