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Boy Scouts Sex Abuse - The High Cost of Low Numbers

Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse: The High Cost of Low Numbers

The NBC News article: Boy Scouts reach $850 million settlement with tens of thousands of sexual abuse victims. The settlement is the largest in a child sexual abuse case in United States history. My brother made a quick back-of-the-envelope calculation and arrived at ~1,300 victims per year (divide 80,000 claimants by 60 years (1960 to …

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Iraq War Veteran, PTSD, Toastmasters and Hope

War Veteran, Amber Forest, served in the Army in Iraq. She returned a very different, difficult and depressed person. She lost her job and then her house – and ended up homeless for 10 months during the winter in Colorado. Then somebody mentioned that she might have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and recommended that …

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