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Generations of students at the prestigious Horace Mann School in the Bronx knew something wasn’t quite right. Rumors swirled for decades before an alumni brought the truth to light – stories of sexual abuse that ultimately resulted in twenty-two former teachers and administrators at the school being accused. Those seeking justice for these alarming, decades-old wrongs have been frustrated by legal statutes of limitation and the school’s reaction. We consider the challenges of bringing cases of sexual abuse of minors to light, societal reluctance to discuss this difficult topic and what we can learn from this scandal.
- Marc Fisher Senior Editor, The Washington Post
- Amos Kamil Author, "Great is the Truth: Secrecy, Scandal, and the Quest for Justice at the Horace Mann School" with Sean Elder; playwright; screenwriter
- Jennifer Marsh Vice President of Victim Services, RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
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