HORRY COUNTY, SC – Two Little River residents have been arrested and charged with child abuse Friday after their five-week-old baby suffered a spiral fracture June 2. According to a police report from the Horry County Police Department, officers responded to a call for a welfare check on a child after the complainant received a phone call from Seacoast Medical Center about a five-week-old with a fracture to her arm.
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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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