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All local children know their abuser, Pierce says
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A new program through the Children’s Advocacy Center is seeking to give the community training that could help avert something like the Penn State scandal involving Jerry Sandusky.“At Penn State, Jerry Sandusky took advantage of children from unstable households,” said Children’s Advocacy Center director Martha Pierce, noting child predators take advantage of such breakdowns in the family unit. “In Warren County, a full 100 percent of the victims we work with at the Child Advocacy Center know the perpetrator. This isn’t a stranger danger.