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Secret shame: Sex abuse series

Published: Wednesday, July 1 2015 3:32 p.m. MDT

About this series

Deseret Morning News reporters Lucinda Dillon Kinkead and Dennis Romboy spent three months investigating sex offenders in Utah. They spoke with 85 people whose lives have been affected by the pervasive and gut-wrenching issue of sexual abuse. This four-day series explores the widespread, growing problem that is exhausting the criminal justice system and traumatizing families.

Sunday: Just how prevalent is sex abuse in Utah?

Monday: A look at adult and juvenile sex offenders. Who are they?

Today: The varied victims of sexual abuse and how they cope.

Wednesday: Who's watching the sex offenders?

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