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'We Survived Sexual Abuse': Page 2

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Continued from 'We Survived Sexual Abuse,' page 1.

In the October issue of Essence, actress Mo'Nique confesses, "I was molested by my older brother. And even when I confronted him and told my parents, he said I was lying, and nothing was really done." She says her brother went on to serve 15 years in prison for sexually abusing another girl, but never made amends to Mo'Nique. In coming out with her story, the comedienne hopes to help others. "It's my obligation to let people know, and to tell women to watch their children."

One in four girls and one in seven boys under the age of 18 will be the victims of sexual abuse. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, here are five signs moms should watch out for...

To learn the five signs, go to 'We Survived Sexual Abuse, page 3.

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