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RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Silver Star - 7,627 Points (October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Shadows Of Children


Shadows of children walking through my mind, eyes vacant, staring, being compromised by adults hiding beyond the shadows.
Tumultuous environments clinging, suffocating the life of a child through desires of an unfit parent.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Used to work in child abuse center at Rutgers University in the 70's.

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