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Daybreak Guest: Child Abuse Prevention Awareness

(WXOW) -- Jeanne Meyer from the Stepping Stones Child Advocacy Center details the severity of child abuse and where to seek assistance. More information can be found at

Facts about Child Abuse

* 1 in 10 children will be the victim of sexual abuse before age 18

* Nearly half of child abuse victims will never receive services

* More than 35% of abused children are under the age of 6 (Source: National Children's Alliance, 2013)

* Child abuse costs American taxpayers more than $124 billion each year (Source: Child Help)

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