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Thorns Have Roses: A Story of Recovery from Clergy Abuse
You set the price! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Sexual Abuse
Father Phil, a respected parish priest, sexually abused 12 year-old Alex. This story shows how the abuse affected Alex and his family. The effects included Alex’s bullying of his younger sister Nora. The family showed the courage involved when people face their fears and work with professionals who are supportive and competent.