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Rhodes scholar comes forward as a plaintiff in the Kamehameha sex abuse lawsuit

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Former Kamehameha Schools student Andy Vliet speaks about the abuse he allegedly endured as a teenager for five years by psychiatrist Dr. Robert Browne.
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JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

Andy Vliet said he frequently visits Kawaiahao Church in search of solace. The church is a special place for the Kamehameha Schools graduate; it was the site of his wedding and high school graduation Mass. Vliet is involved in a legal battle with Kamehameha Schools over his alleged sex abuse while he was a student there decades ago.