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Jolie Logan, President & CEO of Darkness to Light, reflects on 2012 and looks ahead to 2013 in this feature interview by The Post & Courier

Darkness to Light leader looks ahead after high-profile sex abuse cases By Jennifer Berry Hawes, The Post & Courier - posted Saturday January 5, 2013 Photo: (Brad Nettles/postandcourier.com) 12/31/12 Just weeks after Logan was named president and CEO of the child sexual abuse prevention group, a yearlong onslaught of headlines began to reveal everything from horrific locker room shower assaults at Penn State to porn and masturbation sessions with summer campers at The Citadel. And it didn’t stop with Sandusky and ReVille. Longtime BBC children’s television …

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The Lesson of Dottie Sandusky

“BELLEFONTE, Pa. — The wife of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says she still loves him and “he’s not who they say he is.” When I read the first sentence of this article posted today on ESPN.com, I realized that Dottie Sandusky probably sees, and probably always will see, her husband as a loving and gentle man. Truth is, Jerry Sandusky probably was a wonderful, loving husband. While it’s easy to assume that Dottie knew that Jerry Sandusky was molesting dozens of boys in her …

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Talking to Kids About the Sandusky Trial

The news coverage of the child sexual abuse case involving Jerry Sandusky and Penn State is a great door-opener for parents and caregivers to talk with kids about sexual abuse. If your child or teen has seen some of the news coverage, it can be an opportunity to gently ask your child how much they know about sexual abuse. Asking questions in a conversational and genuine way can help you know where the gaps are in your child’s understanding and knowledge. It will also give …

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Sandusky Trial: Letters to the Editor

Dear Darkness to Light Supporters, As some of you may know, the trial of Jerry Sandusky, the former football coach at Penn State, is scheduled to begin on June 5th.  We hear from our friends at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) that the media are already there in force waiting for this next stage. We want to change the dialogue AND WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Prevention Committee of The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the NSVRC have been working together to …

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