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- Print Length: 230 pages
- Publisher: Summit Scribes Press (May 5, 2020)
- Publication Date: May 5, 2020
- Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0887TXSDW
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- Lending: Enabled
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According to the NSOPW (National Sex Offender Public Website) maintained by the Department of Justice, approximately 400,000 pedophiles live in the United States. There is no obvious way to identify them. They don't wear a sign. They don't have a certain look. They may be male or female; young or old; upper-, middle-, or lower economic class; and any race. They are notoriously friendly and appear trustworthy. Furthermore: 28 percent of male rape victims were first raped when they were 10 years old or younger; 26 percent of sexual abuse victims are 12-14 years old, 34 percent are under 9 years old.
As reported in the Atlantic, "in 2012, the International Labor Organization estimated that there are 20.9 million human trafficking victims worldwide. According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, sexual exploitation is the most commonly identified form ahead of forced labor. Numbers released by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center suggest that also holds true in the U.S., where more than 4,000 cases of sex trafficking were reported."
As reported in Manna Freedom, there are more slaves today than at any time in history; 60 percent are children; every minute two children become victims of human trafficking; the average lifespan of a child sex slave is only two years.
With regard to missing children, early involvement of the FBI is important. The law does NOT require a 24-hour waiting period to report a missing person. When a child is reported missing to law enforcement, federal law requires that the information be entered into the NCIC (FBI's National Crime Information Center). For the year 2016, the NCIC reports that 647,435 children were reported missing. The vast majority are runaways, abduction by a spouse, and abduction by a person known to the child. A hundred or so are abductions by a stranger. Some of the runaways and some of the abductions by strangers end up as sex trafficking victims.
An article by Jodie Gummow states, "Tina Frundt, who works alongside FBI investigators in locating online predators, says such websites are a feeding ground for traffickers: 'The traffickers are online all over backpage and it's like kiddy porn but most providers are unfamiliar with the lingo and code words used by pimps and buyers so we're missing it.'"
Local law enforcement should be aware of (and utilize) the CARP (Child Abduction Response Plan) and the ViCAP (Violent Criminal Apprehension Program) database.
Experience has shown it is almost impossible to cure pedophiles from their sexual attraction of children. Harvard Medical School reports that researchers have found no effective cure for the condition; therefore the focus must be on protecting children.
Not all pedophiles act on their impulses to molest children. Not all child molesters are pedophiles. The term "Preferential Child Molesters" can be applied to the pedophiles who do act on their impulses. And according to an FBI report "More Preferential Child Molesters seem to prefer boy than prefer girl victims."
The majority of child sexual abuse doesn't involve abduction; it occurs at home, at school, at church by adults known to the victim. The perpetrator may be a parent, an uncle a teacher, a babysitter, a priest, a neighbor. Pedophiles can be anyone.
How can loving, responsible parents protect their children from monsters who hide in plain sight? Should children be kept at home, monitored every minute of every day, and warned not to trust any adults, especially men? Is being paranoid better than being victimized?
Maybe. But I believe it's possible for children and parents to be vigilant without being fearful. Children should be taught to trust their feelings concerning inappropriate touching. Children need to know they can talk to their parents or other trusted adults about such experiences. They need to know that adults will listen, take them seriously, and protect them from further abuse. They need to know they have not done anything wrong.
This isn't always easy. Children may be afraid to talk about the experience; the abuser may have threatened the child or the parents if the secret gets out, or the child may feel ashamed about what happened and fear rejection or punishment. Parents should be alert for changes in the child's mood and behavior, and should initiate a discussion to determine the cause. Discussion of sex is often taboo around young children, which may instill a sense that sex should never be talked about. Therefore the topic of sexual abuse may need to be approached obliquely, letting the child "test the waters" for how the parent will react.
Sexual abuse is a devastating experience with long-term psychological impact. Emotional support and psychological therapy can help steer the victims/survivors toward self-confidence and healthy interpersonal relationships.
Love your children. Abuse is never their fault.
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The cover image of the book depicts the theme: "He turned onto the deserted side street, spun, and grabbed the boy as he came around the corner. The kid seemed too shocked to struggle, and Eddie’s hand over the boy’s mouth stopped any potential cry for help."
The Bad Man tosses a boy, while a shiver runs up and down the reader's spine. This leads to the beginning of a kidnapping investigation for missing children “of tender years,” code words for a child twelve years or younger.
We hear the story of some highly illegal child porn, secretly tailored to the expressed desires of perpetrators. This story bears the clear evidence of the guilty soliciting, distributing child pornography, child prostitution, human sex trafficking, and a lot more. The Bad Man says :" If I were a cop this would be entrapment. I’m not a cop. I’m the person who has what you want. Looking forward to doing business with you. —Eddie."
But there is a particularly noxious type of crime spreading like a cancer in the United States, and it has metastasized to the greater Atlanta area. With help of a task force they can provide a broader, more unified approach to find and arrest the pimps and pedophiles, and to free the children trapped in that abusive world.
You see how they become helpless slaves of some sexual predator probably released from prison after serving years for sodomy, statutory rape, and child molestation. Essential to that goal was finding and capturing the Ghost, the mastermind behind Pasta Lovers Palace. The coded phrases and symbols marked the dark website as a pedophile chat and marketplace, but tracing the ownership and physical location of the server had failed.
Danny is a gentle boy. He kept a squad of 'soldiers' in his pocket. "Sniper belongs to you", he says and one can feel the hope, fear and love his face tells you how deep a sacrifice he’s making to reach out to his co-entrapped . He reached in his pocket and squeezes the soldiers. Sarge, Sniper, and Bazooka. Danny sees soldiers as heroes. All of us have a guardian soldier. Sarge will lead them where they need to go. Those are their buddies. A soldier doesn’t abandon his buddies. His fists clench and unclench in slow rhythm. He wants to kill the Bad Man. “These are my soldiers. They protect people like us from monsters and bad men,"
“You’ve been through a lot,” Doctor V says as she looks at Danny. “Anger, fear, guilt, denial, and a dozen other emotional reactions. We worked through much of that in our one-on-one sessions. "Remember the bible story of Jonah and the whale? Right now you’re in the belly of the beast, but you’re alive. Have faith, Danny. Persevere. You will make it out...." but at what cost?
Picture of a perpetrator:
"The passage from John 8:32 cut to the heart of the matter; his secrecy, his utter inability to reveal to anyone the anguish that welled up whenever he thought about his actions. He did his best not to think about it, but the harder he tried to push thoughts of tender young boys from his mind, the stronger the urges became. The urge to see, to touch, to caress, to possess. Selfish carnal desire battled with a horrified conscience in an ever-escalating cascade of emotional strife that served only to intensify the need for orgasmic relief."
Riveting work 'of literary art'
9 June 2020
I think the philosophical studies of the author plus someone he knew that was molested, are what make him so interested in these subject, at the beginning of the book he tells us what can we to help your kids and teach them not to trust strangers, no to be ashamed of telling what had happened, places you can call and other tools to deal with the problem.
The book is a dark novel that goes from thriller to drama and again a thriller, even when all the time has the reader wondering in suspense if things will become better for Danny, the protagonist of this book. The book is well written, too real, very dramatic, and with an emotion that makes you stay wishing things will be ok…
The cover of the book caught my attention and I believe that although it is impressive it will attract many readers’ attention. The plot of the story is dark and surprised me how hard the topic is. The main character of the story, Eddie Pitts, kidnaps young boys and advertised them in order to give them to violent pedophiles. Another important character is Danny Mindel, a ten-year-old kidnapped boy who tries to help others in his situation and has green plastic soldiers which console him during the difficult times he is experiencing.
The story caught my attention from beginning to end. As I read the pages I wanted to know how the story would end and if Danny would have a happy ending. I certainly recommend reading this book because it is very suspenseful and got me at the edge of my seat all the time.
The book tells the story of Eddie Pitts, a paedophile who kidnaps young boys and advertises them in the dark web. Eddie meets Danny, a ten-year-old boy who knows that something is wrong and he has to take action. But what can he do? Luckily, desperate parents and the law work together to try to capture this monster.
All in all, the text is supported by dramatic illustrations and the writing has the right effect on the reader. In my opinion this book should be read by people over eighteen year olds. I would have not hesitate in recommending this writing to parents because children are all the time facing these terrible situations so it will give them more weapons to fight against these situations psychopaths. It will leave readers with a great deal to think about.