BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Here’s another update on a story we featured last year — a horrific case of child abuse that stuck with me for awhile. Back in April of ’09, 34-year-old Angelo Mendoza, allegedly high on PCP, attacked his 4-year-old son and chewed out one of his eyeballs. The other one he mutilated. When Wheelchair bound, he made his way to a neighbor’s home and crawled into the back yard, stripped naked and began hacking off his own leg with a pickax while yelling incoherently. Ramon Rodriguez wrestled the ax away from him and then went to check on the man’s son. He found him laying on the ground with bites to his hands and both eyes swollen shut. “My daddy ate my eyes out,” the little boy told him.
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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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