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ARTS AND CULTURE

By PW Staff

Calendar: Nov. 16-22

Smut Slam, Billy Elliot, Mark Vetri and more to see & do in Philly this week.

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Posted Nov. 16, 2011 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION

By Michael Alan Goldberg

Blame for Alleged Sex Abuse Extends Beyond Happy Valley

Those who have put PSU on a hallowed pedestal helped create the conditions that enabled the sexual abuse.

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Posted Nov. 16, 2011 | Comments: 12

NEWS AND OPINION

By Nina Hoffmann

Surviving Child Sexual Abuse in the Wake of the Penn State Tragedy

To date, the grand jury report remains one of the few accounts that documents what exactly these boys (now men in their 20s) had to endure. This is because, since Day 1, this story has never been about sexual abuse. And as the spouse of a sexual-abuse survivor, I’m heartbroken. My husband was abused by his stepfather when he was 6, and for a period of time no one believed him except for his dad, who reported the abuse to the authorities.

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NEWS AND OPINION

By Daniel Rackley

Q&A With Deputy Mayor & Managing Director Rich Negrin

Following a short stint in the NFL, Deputy Mayor and Managing Director Rich Negrin has come quite a long way. He’s been entrenched in Philadelphia government for some time now, having worked as an Assistant D.A. and serving as executive director of the beleagured BRT. Now, he’s one of Mayor Nutter’s right-hand people. We sat down with Negrin to discuss the ubiquitous Occupy Philly movement, Nutter’s second term in office and more.

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Posted Nov. 16, 2011 | Comments: 1