OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Detectives in Okeechobee said a 2-year-old suffering from shaken baby syndrome was abused by her mother’s live-in boyfriend, and the mother did nothing about it.
Deputy Sarah Green went to the home in the 200 block of North Highway 98 for a welfare check on a child on April 21.
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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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