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A Story of a Mother’s Love…

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My cousin Martha died this morning.

Here’s the thing. A couple of days ago, Martha’s mom—my aunt—learned that she was in the hospital in Florida. Aunt Mary Lou is 83, has always been … Read more

How Child Abuse Affects Academic Achievement

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Unfortunately, it is a largely accepted fact that abused and neglected children are at higher risk for lower academic achievement. Additionally, studies show that children who have suffered from neglect exhibit lower academic … Read more

The Long Term Effects of Child Abuse

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The child welfare system is comprised of a group of services designed to promote the well-being of children by ensuring safety, achieving permanency, and strengthening families to care for their children. Unfortunately, because … Read more