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Don't turn away from child abuse


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 31, 2014

~~<p>It's difficult to reconcile the photograph of a sweet-faced, smiling Talia Williams with the brutal reality of her short life. The depravity this child suffered is painful to comprehend, as the details of her merci- less existence are reported from court each day. It's much easier to change the channel on the TV news, or to flip the page of the newspaper, than to look at that little girl's picture and wonder anew: How could this happen?</p>
<p>But we must not look away. When people look away, children die.</p>
~~

It's difficult to reconcile the photograph of a sweet-faced, smiling Talia Williams with the brutal reality of her short life. The depravity this child suffered is painful to comprehend, as the details of her merci- less existence are reported from court each day. It's much easier to change the channel on the TV news, or to flip the page of the newspaper, than to look at that little girl's picture and wonder anew: How could this happen?

But we must not look away. When people look away, children die. Login for more...



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