A teenage girl was being held on bail Saturday after pleading not guilty to charges stemming from her boyfriend’s son’s death on Staten Island. Cynthia Dubois, 18, was charged with reckless assault of a child and child endangerment, after police say she shook 15-month-old Josiah Taylor and did not get him immediate medical help. Bail was set at $100,000. The suspect’s mother said Dubois was babysitting the child.
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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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