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Victims of sexual abuse speak out in the wake of the Penn State scandal




Mark P. McKenna, Professor of Law, poses for a recent picture for the University of Notre Dame
Mark P. McKenna, Professor of Law, poses for a recent picture for the University of Notre Dame
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The alleged abuse of young boys by a former assistant coach of Penn State football, Jerry Sandusky, has reawakened memories for many victims of childhood sexual crimes. Mark McKenna is one such example. He's now 36 and a law professor at the University of Notre Dame. He says child molestation is too often repressed by the victims. Mark McKenna hopes he can make a small difference by speaking out. He shares his story with Madeleine.

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Mark McKenna is a Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame and has a new article in Slate which you can read here.