Column: Child abuse, neglect need to be Georgia’s ...
by Dick Yarbrough
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03:55 PM, Wednesday, April 09
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Georgia, as proclaimed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. Child abuse is a subject I don’t like to think about, let alone write about and you would probably just as soon not hear about. But it is there and we nee...

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