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Hold on tight because the Karkowska Sisters are taking you on an incredible tour of the finest music from around the globe.

The magic of Gershwin. The brilliance of Chopin. The romanticism of Schubert. The fire of Liszt. The audacity of Paganini. And they just keep going!

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Benjamin Edetanlen Sentenced To 18 Years, Defends Killing Son With Bible Passage

Benjamin Edetanlen justified the fatal beating of his child with a passage from the Bible.Clearly, he missed the “Thou shall not kill” part.

A Georgia father, sentenced Wednesday to 18 years for murdering his 5-month-old son, used a biblical verse to defend the fatal beating, the WSB-TV reports.

Benjamin Edetanlen said he was acting on the old […]

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Man who searched for ‘father hates infant’ guilty of baby’s murder

SEATTLE — An Oregon man who conducted Internet searches for the phrase “father hates infant” and had a violent child abuse video game on his computer was convicted Friday of murdering his 11-month-old twin son.

A jury in Washington County, Ore., deliberated about two hours before convicting Kaliq Mansor, 34, who had called 911 in June […]

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Police: Stepdad confined teen for years, sent him away on bus

A gaunt 18-year-old Georgia man told California police his stepfather had banished him and sent him on a cross-country bus ride after the stepfather had confined him to a room for four years, authorities said.

The confinement allegedly was so thorough, Mitch Comer’s two younger sisters – living in the same home – hadn’t seen the […]

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Emotional neglect in children linked to increased stroke risk later in life

ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2012) — The results from a new study by neurological researchers from the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Rush University Medical Center suggest that people who were emotionally neglected as children may have a higher risk of stroke in later adulthood.

“Studies have shown that children who were neglected emotionally in childhood are […]

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Florida Rejects Home Visitation Grant Programs For Poor And At-Risk Families Over Link To Affordable Care Act

It was a no-brainer.

With approximately 1 in 6 residents on food stamps — increasingly, children — Florida is struggling with a deep-rooted poverty problem tied to its low rankings in nearly every indicator of child well-being, including teen pregnancy, low birth weight, high school dropout and child abuse rates.

The number of babies exposed to prescription […]

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HBO: Rough Aunties: Home

Do not miss this documentary about a group of women who protect and care for abused, neglected and forgotten children in Durban, South Africa. These women are crazy fearless. It’s one of the most inspiring films I’ve watched.

It’s playing on HBO now and it’s on all the major online providers (Netflix, Amazon, etc.) and HBO […]

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The Neurological Legacy of Childhood Trauma | Speaking of Medicine

By Maggie Brown, MS, ELS

Posted: June 1, 2012

It’s almost common knowledge that many people who experienced trauma as children have a harder time in adult life. Indeed, over the past few decades, well-designed studies have verified this impression by finding that a great number of such people really do have a greater chance of depression, […]

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Florida leads all 50 states in child abuse fatalities

I was researching child abuse statistics and came across a report from the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that left me cold.
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