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I Never Told Anyone: Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse - Part 3, 'I trusted him.' Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Friends and Acquaintances: Karen Asherah, Daddy Kanagy; Naomi Schwartz, The Peaches of My Childhood; and Miriam Monasch, The Fourth of July Summary & Analysis

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In Daddy Kanagy, Karen Asherah tells the reader how her mother got a job and enrolled her and her brother in the day care the Kanagys, a retired couple, ran. Karen's mother greatly admired Daddy Kanagy and often held him up as an example of a respectable male adult. This confused Karen when Daddy Kanagy would touch her but the touches made her feel uncomfortable. Karen did not tell her mother about these incidences until she was older because she did not want to tarnish the image of her perfect father figure. The next contributor, Naomi Schwartz wrote the poem The Peaches of My Childhood about a molestation that took place shortly after her father left the family...

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