Wednesday, March 21, 2007

We, are the Courageous Kids Network

Fighting the "Hidden American Disgrace"of Court Abused Children We, the Courageous Kids Network, are a growing group of young people, whose childhood was shattered by biased and inhumane court rulings, which forced us to live with our abusive parent, while restricting or sometimes completely eliminating contact with our loving and protective parent.

Some of us, whose mothers tried to protect us from abuse, did not see our mothers for years, or were only allowed to see our mothers under oppressive supervised visitation orders. We were not allowed to hug our mothers, or talk about how we felt. Some of us were separated from siblings, grandparents and extended family. We lost our home, pets, toys, friends,… our childhood.

We lived in fear, depression, hopelessness and helplessness for years. Some of us ran away from our abusers. Some could not handle the trauma and committed suicide.We who survived, got older and stronger. Now we are telling the world how much we were hurt, first by our abusers and then by the court that refused to protect us.

Excerpt: Breaking the Silence: Childrens Stories

Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories - Excerpt #2

PBS Documentary on children taken away from their protective parents

PBS: Documentary-Breaking the Silence Childrens Stories

Breaking the Silence: Children's Stories

This is an eight minute excerpt of the program that aired on Public Television in October of 2005. The documentary tells the stories of children who are taken away from their protective mothers.