North Charleston, SC — An 18-month-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after police say he was hanged by his ankles in a closet and repeatedly beaten by three teenage boys – the child’s mother has been arrested for allowing it to happen. Hospital staff alerted authorities Tuesday evening after the child was found to be suffering from numerous injuries including bruises and lacerations to his back, chest and abdomen, multiple lacerations of his liver, spleen and pancreas and five fractured ribs. Doctors also discovered an old skull fracture that had healed.
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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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