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Strange Bedfellows: Clowns Enter the Pediatric Mainstream

July 18, 2018 Clowns in the United States do not have a sterling reputation. Their mere mention is likely to conjure up images of horror film fiends or social pariahs—manic, makeup-wearing, troubled individuals who shouldn’t be allowed near children. Because … Continue reading

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How Childline helped Charley break the silence around her sexual abuse

“My step-father came to live with us when I was 2. My mum said that I didn’t like him even then, so I must have sensed that he wasn’t a good person.

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