GADSDEN, Alabama — Timothy Derwood Williams, a 50-year-old who often took children to church in his van, has been charged with sex abuse after he allegedly touched a 12-year-old girl inappropriately, the Etowah County sheriff told the Gadsden Times. Williams drove his own van and would pick up children and take them to and from church, according to the Gadsden Times report. The 12-year-old is said to have been abused while the van was on Williams’ property and authorities told the Gadsden Times that they believe there may be other victims.
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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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