Medicine: Pedophilia

In New York City's Staten Island last week, a 57-year-old WPA house painter used a grasshopper in a bottle to lure a 4-year-old child to a shack in a marsh where he attacked her, strangled her, and then left her dead under a 50-lb. lump of brick and mortar. In The Bronx it was discovered that nine little girls aged 9 to 12 had been voluntarily submitting to indecencies at the hands of a 56-year-old plumber and a garage proprietor, 64. In Brooklyn, a 37-year-old ex-convict, only seven months out of Sing Sing where...

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