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Silent no more: Victim 1's fight for justice against Jerry Sandusky

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"Aaron Fisher was an eager and spirited eleven-year-old when legendary Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky recruited him into his Second Mile children s charity. Offering support at a critical time in Aaron s life, Sandusky gave him gifts and attention, winning the boy s trust even as he isolated him from his family and peers. Before long, Sandusky s attention escalated into sexual assault. When Aaron summoned the courage to speak up, he found himself ostracized and harassed by the very people who were supposed to protect him. The investigation set off by his coming forward would drag on for three years and would launch the biggest scandal in the history of sports. In Silent No More, Aaron Fisher recounts his harrowing quest to bring Sandusky s crimes to light from the intense feelings of guilt that kept him from speaking up earlier and the fear he felt at accusing a man who was a pillar of the community and a hero to the largest alumni network in the world, to the infuriating delays in the arrest and conviction of his abuser. He catalogs the devastating personal toll the case took on him- the shattered relationships, panic attacks, and betrayal of trust that continued t
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display_description A victim of Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse, Aaron Fisher first spoke up against Sandusky at age 14, weathering ostracism, harassment, fear, frustration, and guilt through the years it took to finally bring the coach to justice.
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subject_facet Child molesters -- Pennsylvania -- State College -- Biography
Child sexual abuse -- Investigation -- Pennsylvania -- State College -- Case studies
Child sexual abuse -- Pennsylvania -- State College -- Case studies
Fisher, Aaron, -- 1994-
Football coaches -- Pennsylvania -- State College
Sandusky, Jerry
Scandals -- Pennsylvania -- State College
Sexually abused children -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
title_display Silent no more : Victim 1's fight for justice against Jerry Sandusky
title_full Silent No More Victim 1's Fight for Justice Against Jerry Sandusky
Silent no more : Victim 1's fight for justice against Jerry Sandusky / Aaron Fisher, Michael Gillum, Dawn Daniels with Stephanie Gertler
title_short Silent no more :
title_sub Victim 1's fight for justice against Jerry Sandusky
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography
Child molesters
Child sexual abuse
Fisher, Aaron
Football coaches
Investigation
Nonfiction
Sandusky, Jerry
Scandals
Self-Improvement
Sexually abused children
Sports & Recreations