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Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system

Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system

Update: 2016-08-131
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Reporter Tennessee Watson was sexually abused by her gymnastics coach when she was a kid. Over 25 years later, when she learned he still was coaching children, she called the police. Her inside account of the arduous process of seeking justice in her own case exposes discrepancies in prosecutors’ responses to reports of child sexual … Continue reading Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system
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Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system

Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system

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