WATERVILLE, Maine — Maine police appealed Sunday for the public’s help in finding a toddler who has been missing from herWaterville home since a family member saw her asleep in her bed Friday night. Federal, state and local officials were helping in the search for 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds.
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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