In a note to the disgraced Penn State coach, Gretl Claggett, who was molested by a family friend as a girl, tells Sandusky: man up. It’s not too late to do the right thing.
Just wanted to share with all of you:
My Facebook posting:
OK, this posting takes more courage than any other that I have ever posted or will post again. But, after reading this article, and I wished I hadn’t, I have to share my first and only response to NY times reader comments. I want to say I’m sorry for posting this, but out of respect for myself and so many others, I will not.
My NYT posting:
He is lying. The victims will verify this. The despicable human beings will be those who choose to believe Sandusky over them. But you are right, he is innocent until proven guilty. No child of mine would ever be left alone with this man though, even before the allegations were made. The Mr Sandusky’s are everywhere. When it comes to the protection of children from sexual predators, always go with your gut and apply the “‘If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it just may be a duck” maxim. For more education on how to protect the children from pedophiles, go to http://www.pomwa.org or http://www.d2l.org/. If you have children, pleas…
At Center of Penn State Scandal, Jerry Sandusky Tells His Own Story
In an extensive interview, Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant football coach, insisted that he had never sexually abused any child.
And, my follow-up FB posting:
P.S. I did not post this to get attention for myself. I’m happy to report that the healing process has been successful. In other words, I’m in a good place and grateful for my life with all it’s ups and downs. I just want people to know how to prevent this from happening in the first place. It’s one of my missions in life now.
I’m with you all the way—-Colleen
Colleen, Thank you for being courageous enough to speak from your heart. Your post is wonderful!
I am happy you have found this to be one of your missions. You go girl! I am praying for your healing and strength.