“An Unimaginable Act” is the third book by Erin Merryn that highlights the strength and courage of a young girl’s heart
As I read the final paragraph of Erin Merryn’s third book “An Unimaginable Act” I wept openly at the overwhelming pain forced upon the heart of such a young girl. Molested by a friend’s uncle at a sleepover and then later by her cousin, Erin Merryn struggled within a prison of silence constructed by her abusers. In the world today, one in four girls and one in six boys are victims of child sexual abuse. There are over forty-two million survivors of child sexual abuse in the world today. According to a Centers for Disease Control study, the lifetime costs for the victims of child sexual abuse reported in one year is $124 billion. Jerry Sandusky has shown that pedophiles are among us cloaked in respectability. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reports that there are currently 500,000 registered sex offenders in the United States, and typically 100,000 of those are unaccounted for. Other pedophiles are not on records or in databases.
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