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Tue Jul 15, 2014, 02:50 AM

1. It happened to one of my male relatives when he was about ten.

He told me about it when he was in college -- and told my siblings. We had children so he wanted to warn us about his molester. But years later, he doesn't remember it at all. It must have been so painful he blocked it out.

I tried to report the molester to the state, but was told the report had to come from the victim -- and he wasn't ready. (Maybe things are different now -- this was decades ago.)

Then, in his first job, he got sexually harassed. My relative is quiet and shy so he probably seemed like an easy target -- someone who wouldn't complain. He didn't complain -- he just left the job.

Yes, I know this happens to boys and men. And it's just as wrong as when it happens to girls and women.

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