Child Sexual and Physical Abuse: Children’s Testimony

  • Gail S. Goodman
  • Christine Aman
  • Jodi Hirschman


In Miami, Florida last year a highly sensational case of child sexual abuse captured public attention. The case, known locally as the Country Walk case, involved a young woman, Ileana, and her husband, Frank, who ran a babysitting service in their home. The case was first brought to the attention of authorities when parents became suspicious that something strange was happening at the babysitters’. The parents noticed that their children acted oddly and sometimes had a rash or even a fever upon returning home. The parents began to talk among themselves and to question the children. None of the children said anything unusual was going on.


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  • Christine Aman
  • Jodi Hirschman

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