Michael Klymman, who nearly 22 years ago was violently shaken as a baby and suffered permanent brain and physical disabilities as a result of the abuse, died Monday.
Michael, 22, was surrounded by his family at Renown Regional Medical Center, who joined together in prayer after he was taken off of life support. He had suffered from heart failure during the weekend, which caused a stroke.
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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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