Dreamcatchers For Abused Children
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Jennifer Hawke-Petit, Haley, 17, and Michaela, 11

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Two Connecticut men charged with killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 house invasion inflicted unimaginable terror on a model family that had enjoyed their final pleasant summer day together, prosecutors told a jury during closing arguments Friday.

Prosecutor Gary Nicholson said it was impossible to recreate the fear the two girls, 11-year-old Michaela and 17-year-old Hayley Petit, felt when the men tied them to their beds and poured gasoline on or around them before setting their Cheshire house on fire.



By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
Educate Yourself--Learn the Facts--It may Just Save a Child's Life!!

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  1. Nichole allen Says:

    I just watched your tribune tv clip. It really got to me. I am a therapeutic foster parent and seen lots of things but that clip . Really made it real. I help by taking kids into my home . But want to help more. But not sure how I think about child abuse all day some times. If there’s a way I could help let me know

    Posted on March 7th, 2011 at 6:29 pm

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