First she has had to endure almost crippling guilt at the realisation that this happened ‘on her watch’ and SHE HAD NO IDEA that it was happening. It wasn’t until her children were grown up that they finally revealed to her what they had suffered as preschoolers.
Secondly she has had to deny her own deep, burning desire to exact revenge on her children’s abuser AT THEIR EXPLICIT REQUEST.
And lastly,it is her ongoing struggle to support an adult son who battles debilitating depression and agoraphobia as a result of the horrific acts against him as a toddler.
- Those kids WANTED to visit Frank. EVERY TIME.
- Molly TRUSTED Frank.
- Neither of Frank’s grown sons gave ANY INDICATION that something was ‘not right’ with their dad.
- Frank’s own wife welcomed Molly’s kids into her home and turned a blind eye when Frank visited them in bed. And the bathroom. And the shed.
- Molly’s kids showed NO SIGNS of being uncomfortable or scared of Frank.
*Deidre Smith is a make-believe name for a real-life monster.
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|"the world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil |
than from those who actually commit it"
ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955)