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A Mother Reacts to the Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal


A Mother Reacts to the Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

We've read a lot of stories in the last few days about the Sandusky case, but author Amy Wilson brings a different perspective to the table that of a mom.

Wilson believes that Sandusky chose a football locker room as the site for his sexual crimes against children because there were no women there to stop him, and because he understood on some level that his male colleagues would look the other way. "Even thirty years ago," she writes, "a mother in that locker room would not have witnessed that act and walked away. A mother would have not have left without that child. A mother would have asked him his name."

Read the whole story (Huffington Post Parents)

Do you agree that mothers are more likely to confront an abuser to help a child?

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