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Redemption: A Story of Sisterhood, Survival, and Finding Freedom Behind Bars

At the age of 18, Stacey Lannert shot her father twice while he slept. He had sexually abused her from the age of 8, but the final straw came when he also began raping her younger sister. Lannert confessed and was found guilty of first-degree murder. The judge later said the mandatory sentence of life …

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New Tool for Parents and Teachers Helping Teach Kids About Abuse

A new tool called The Body Safety Box is helping parents and educators teach children important information on the danger of sexual abuse.  The program was developed by Dr. Missy Gryder, the President of H.E.L.P.S. project, an organization that teams up with elementary schools to bring sexual abuse prevention education to children in Kindergarten through …

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Kisses From Dolce

Susan Hausman, author of the children’s book, “Kisses From Dolce: A Book for Children About Trusting and Telling”, has been a Darkness to Light Facilitator since 2006. Our Darkness to Light team was recently in Boston while Susan became a certified Instructor (she can now train Facilitators)! For years now Susan has dedicated her life …

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‘Precious’ is the Latest Film to Show the Ugly Side of Life

Child abuse, and child sexual abuse in particular, are still major taboos in our society. Only by shedding light on such dark topics can we ever expect to see a positive change. “Darkness can not drive out Darkness, only Light can do that.” MLK Los Angeles Times By Janet Kinosian The film “Precious: Based on …

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