I'll be very honest with you. When I was asked to write this article my immediate gut reaction was to run and hide. Which is exactly the response predators count on. That fear or revulsion or disbelief will keep us quiet, and they'll get away with their heinous acts.
Beyond Borders is an organization which speaks out against child sexual exploitation and it was their 10th anniversary Media Awards. I am aware of the Sheldon Kennedy story in the same detail as most of you, that is, I saw the newscasts that revealed his circumstances -- sexual abuse at the hands of his minor-league coach. I did not know that I would be so moved to hear the details freshly told.