Imagine the horror for a child trapped in a physically and/or emotionally abusive setting, victimized by those who are supposed to be protectors. Where can he or she turn? When someone does notice and blow the whistle, will the public resources be in place to intervene? Today's editorial explores the magnitude of what's needed, which is way more than taxpayers can afford. How do you react to this dilemma?
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