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These Women Say a Trusted Pediatrician Abused Them as Girls. Now They Plan to Sue.

Stuart Copperman was, to all appearances, an old-fashioned pediatrician. For 35 years, he ran a bustling practice in Merrick, Long Island, where he was revered by parents as an authority on everything from colic to chickenpox. Well-dressed, affable and tan year-round, he was always available in an emergency, and even made house calls. When he… Read More »

‘I was sexually abused as a child’

As a child, how do you deal with being sexually abused if you don’t understand what has actually happened to you? Katerina* tells her complicated, moving story of being sexually abused as a child. As told to Maira Hermann Zeh The NSPCC released some new statistics on child sex abuse yesterday. According to the charity, which… Read More »