The Columbia Falls Police Department investigated a report of suspected child abuse Saturday evening, with a 14-month-old child in a hospital emergency room with a traumatic head injury. A worker with Child Protective Services reported the suspected abuse and told police the child could have a brain bleed and has numerous bruises.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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