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5 things every parent and youth serving organization must remember from Matthew Sandusky’s courageous interview with Oprah

Last night, Matt Sandusky sat down with Oprah Winfrey for an emotional, eye-opening interview detailing his abuse at the hands of Jerry Sandusky. Oprah promoted the interview as a “must watch” for parents. In addition to parents, everyone in a position or organization that serves youth needs to understand these important messages provided by Matthew’s first-hand account of child sexual abuse: 1. Grooming is a gradual process. “It started from the first moment he met me…when he picked me up for the football game for the …

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Oprah lands first interview with Matt Sandusky, adopted son of Jerry Sandusky

Excerpt from Huffington Post article. Matthew Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, is breaking his silence for the first time since his father’s 2012 conviction on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, sitting down with Oprah to tell his story. On Thursday, July 17, at 9 p.m. ET on OWN, Matthew shares his in-depth personal account of the grooming and manipulation he faced as a child in the Sandusky home. Matthew had remained silent for years, even originally testifying …

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Oprah’s Proudest Moment

Oprah Winfrey, in her very last show which aired this afternoon,  proclaimed her greatest accomplishment in her 25 years to be the dedication of 217 shows on the topic of child sexual abuse. Winfrey added that her proudest moment in all those years, in speaking with over 30,000 people on her stage, was the show revealing the sexual abuse of 200 men that stood up, along with Tyler Perry, to let go of their shame of having been sexually abused as children. We’re proud of …

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200 Men Step Forward to Speak About Sexual Abuse – Watch Oprah November 5th and 12th

Shattering the stigma of abuse, 200 men are stepping forward and speaking out-some for the first time-about the trauma of their own childhood sexual abuse in a special two-part episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Tyler Perry, returns for a groundbreaking discussion on Friday, November 5, and Friday, November 12, as fathers, husbands, sons and brothers open up like never before about the pain of being molested, their anguish about hiding their pain and the many ways in which their abuse has affected their lives …

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