MIAMI — Miami-Dade County has named a street after a 10-year-girl who died after chronic child abuse and launched a new poster to make people aware of an abuse hotline. Officials on Friday renamed a portion of a street “Nubia Way” after Nubia Barahona. Her decomposing body was found in her father’s truck along Interstate 95 in February. Her twin brother Victor was badly burned by a toxic chemical.
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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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