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Andrew Benson’s CHILD USA Story

Andrew Benson’s CHILD USA Story

If an unstoppable force had an encounter with an immovable object, the pair would only ever reach a resolution if Andrew was called in to make it happen. The man is something of a Swiss Army knife of stories and ideas, observations and insights. His experiences are far-reaching into countless...

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March Madness Celebrated Athletic Skill and Determination. It Was a Missed Opportunity to Raise Awareness about Protecting Vulnerable Athletes From Sexual Predators

March Madness Celebrated Athletic Skill and Determination. It Was a Missed Opportunity to Raise Awareness about Protecting Vulnerable Athletes From Sexual Predators

Millions of Americans tuned in for March Madness last month—a time-honored tradition that celebrates the talents of impressive college athletes in the “Big Dance” of the men’s and women’s NCAA tournament. But what you didn’t see on screen or courtside was the sexual misconduct that many of these...

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How Writing Poetry Helped Me Reckon with Child Sexual Abuse

How Writing Poetry Helped Me Reckon with Child Sexual Abuse

This essay was written for CHILD USA by Phil Goldstein. Phil Goldstein is a poet, journalist and content marketer. His debut poetry collection, How to Bury a Boy at Sea, is being released by Stillhouse Press in April. His poetry has been nominated for a Best of the Net award and has appeared in or...

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Listening To Survivors: Some Common Patterns in Our Stories

Listening To Survivors: Some Common Patterns in Our Stories

This essay was written for CHILD USA by Jennifer Goetz. Jennifer Goetz is a childhood sexual assault survivor and advocate for sexual assault survivors. She is currently working on her MSW at Widener University and plans on becoming a clinically licensed social worker specializing in trauma...

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