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Silence of the Nimbys

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Not in My Back Yard (Nimbys)

Child Protective Services (CPS)

Click here to read Problems in OC Child Welfare System Get Statewide Scrutiny and visit the savelexi website if you are not familiar with the Lexi Dillon case.

When her father molested little Lexi in Tustin,

I remained silent; Did not live in Tustin; did not know any "Lexies"

When CPS took Lexi away from her mother

I remained silent; Did not live in Tustin; never met the mother.

When CPS gave custody of Lexi back to her abuser father

I did not speak out; Lived in Tustin; trusted the system; must have been a mistake

When the Judge and CPS closed their eyes to the truth

I remained silent; Lived in Tustin; trusted the system; was sure the truth was known

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Prior to my advocate for the parents whose children were unjustly removed from their home I was a private art dealer. The story of children being taken away from the caring parent and either returned to the (more...)
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