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Response to Lars39 (Reply #30)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 10:44 AM

36. Yes. The town I grew up in had just 6000 people or so.

I remember a few rape cases as I grew up there. There was one girl in my high school class who was raped by an adult. Her father killed the man. The jury did not convict him for doing that, and the family moved away. I also remember a few severe beatings that were dealt out by brothers or fathers to boys or men who violated someone. Mostly, though the kids I grew up with went through the normal pangs of adolescence, dated each other, and fooled around with sex with each other willingly. It was a small town and a small school. There were just 106 kids in my high school class. With only a few exceptions, we all graduated safely. A few girls became pregnant during high school. A few girls went off to "stay with their aunt," and a few girls had abortions. We all knew about everything that went on. Small town.

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