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Speaking the Truth
November 22, 2017
I’ve heard it too many times in the past few months. In the wake of the stories from Seattle’s ex-mayor Ed Murray to Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein to actor Kevin Spacey to comedian Louis C.K. to Alabama judge Roy Moore and whoever is next, the same maddening question eventually surfaces, “Why did the accuser wait all these years to speak up about being sexually abused?” . . . (read more)
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Shepherd's Counseling Services' executive director, Janice Palm, speaks out.
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"Was a Man in your Life Abused?," article featuring Shepherd's Executive Director Janice Palm