• 'You need to say something': a survivor of childhood sexual abuse tells his story

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Sam endured years of physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the hands of his adoptive father. After almost a decade of suffering, he found the courage to speak up.
    The story Sam tells is a true one and all the living contributors have consented to be featured. The film includes information and scenes you may find upsetting.
    Sam's adoptive father, Glenn Smith, killed himself a few weeks after Sam spoke to the police in 2004.
    Childhood shapes who we become. Abuse never should. Help the NSPCC to protect a generation of children from abuse through their Speak out Stay safe programme. They...
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