Three-year-old Johnny Crisco’s big, dark eyes could eventually be affected by abuse he endured as a baby. An observant person might notice his head isn’t shaped quite right. The fractures in the child’s skull have healed, as has his broken nose. But he may always suffer the consequences of his abuser’s actions. In June 2009, Johnny’s mother, Candice Crisco, went to work at a thrift store for a few hours. She left the 7-month-old baby in the care of her boyfriend, Adam Dale Watson.
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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