Recently, I was at a public park with my two-year-old, when I overheard a woman say to her teenage daughter, “Shut up, or I’ll punch you in the mouth.” On another recent occasion, I was at a playground with my son when I saw a mother hit her toddler on the hand because she had put rocks in her mouth.
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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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