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January 29, 2017
Pedophiles are clever and cunning, often grooming parents or other adults right along with a child in order to gain trust and unrestricted access to the child. Once an adult’s (or child’s) trust is gained, their guard is down and niggling questions or a sense of discomfort is quickly whisked away. We have tens of thousands of adult survivors who will sadly attest to the effectiveness of this nefarious process. . . . (read more)
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"Was a Man in your Life Abused?," article featuring Shepherd's Executive Director Janice Palm