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Washington DC Area: Child Porn and Abuse Capital of the US

The prevalence of child abuse and using children in porn videos in the United States is of epidemic proportions.   This abuse is coming from people who are close to the children, not strangers.  Fathers, doctors, teachers, school aides, police, etc. all have been involved of instances of abuse and child porn production — not only violating basic decency, but also a child’s trust in those who they should be able to trust.  Almost every day, there is another case of such abuse revealed.  Two cases came to light in just the past few days.

In the first case, a school side, a 22-year-old man, was arrested after he allegedly filmed children performing sex acts on each other at a Maryland elementary school, police say.   Deonte Carraway allegedly “videotaped sexual acts between minors during the school day” at Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School in Glenarden, where he was a volunteer teacher’s assistant, the Prince George’s County Police Department said in a news release.  A relative of one of the victims found a nude photo on the child’s cell phone that was sent to Carraway through a social messaging app, according to the news release.  Investigators have identified at least ten victims ranging in age from 9 to 13, according to the news release. Carraway is believed to have “targeted the victims,” the document adds.

Police say they have uncovered 40 videos showing the young children performing sexual acts on each other or alone at the direction of Carraway. He is also believed to have sexually abused some of the children, according to the news release.  The alleged videos were filmed at the school, a municipal center, aquatic center, and in private homes, police say.   Carraway allegedly admitted to his involvement in manufacturing and producing the child pornography, according to the news release. He was charged with ten counts of child pornography, sexual abuse of a minor, and a second-degree sexual offense.

In the second case,  social workers were sent to a home to investigate the man, a licensed foster parent who was later found to be involved with one of the worst child pornography rings. He lived in a two-bedroom house with two adopted sons, a preteen boy for whom he was seeking guardianship, and a neighborhood teenager who had moved in after an argument with his parents.  When questioned, the children denied the abuse. But the tipster, it seemed, had been at least half right. Searching the man’s computer, social workers found two photos of children, unrelated to the parent, posing in their underwear. The pictures had been taken by one of the foster parent’s friends, one of the boys said. Sometimes they spent time with that friend, the boy said.   To these social workers, these underwear pictures were concerning, but they were not concerning enough. Social workers classified the investigation as “inconclusive,” then closed their inquiry, according to Riverside County court documents.  The boys were left in the man’s home. His foster license was left intact.  

Today, that same parent, John David Yoder, sits behind bars, a suspect in what officials have called one of the worst child pornography rings in Southern California in recent years. Yoder and three other suspects have been accused of victimizing as many as 15 children in Desert Hot Springs, including some of the boys that lived with him. Yoder was arrested in February as result of a separate investigation by law enforcement in Nevada. The charges he now faces are nearly identical to the allegations that were reported to the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services shortly before Christmas.  If social workers had acted differently in December, the boys in Yoder’s home could have been rescued six weeks earlier.

Like in Ariana-Leilani’s case, government officials are notorious for ignoring signs of abuse and neglect.

Please sign the petition to Save Washington DC Resident Ariana-Leilani.

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The Pope’s Visits with President Obama Highlights the Pope’s Blessing of Ariana-Leilani

Pope Francis blesses Ariana-Leilani at the Vatican

Pope Francis blesses Ariana-Leilani at the Vatican

As a followup to Pope Francis’s blessing of Ariana-Leilani, in his meeting with Dr. Ariel Rosita King at the Vatican, urging Ariana-Leilani’s safe liberation from abuse, neglect and potentially fatal illness, the Pope has arrived in Washington DC to deliver his message to uplift those who are persecuted and the poor.

We hope that President Obama listens to his messages, and finally takes actions to protect Ariana-Leilani who lives several blocks from the White House in Washington, DC.

Please sign the petition to Save Ariana-Leilani and make Pope Francis’ blessings and wishes a reality.GoPetition

Chicken That Can Kill

The Trouble with ChickenTo the average person, Salmonella may make the consumer sick, but to a persons with Neutropenia (low immunity) it can be fatal.   As explained in this Frontline expose, Salmonella is present in almost all chicken, and the types now being found in some chicken are resistant to many antibiotics.

Ariana-Leilani’s condition is a ticking time bomb…it is just a matter of time and the District of Columbia government refuses to take action to save her life.

Learn more: Chicken that Can Kill

Pope Francis and Ariana-Leilani

A video documenting the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Dr. Ariel King concerning the plight of her daughter, Ariana-Leilani.

Learn How One Person Is Walking to Get Child Abuse Taken Seriously

On September 15, 2014 Mathew McVarish (actor/activist) gave a remarkable speech at the United Nations in Geneva on Child Sexual Abuse and his efforts to change the laws of the European Union to better protect children from predators. In this touching and educational talk, he speaks from his own personal experiences and his walk through every European Country to bring attention to this devastating epidemic and get better child protection laws so others don’t need to suffer like he and others have in the past. Listen, learn. and support the Road to Change (http://roadtochange.eu). Brought to you by Ariel Foundation International (www. arielfoundation.org)

Pope Francis Blesses Ariana-Leilani

Pope Francis blesses Ariana-Leilani at the Vatican

Pope Francis blesses Ariana-Leilani at the Vatican

On a historical occasion, Pope Francis blessed Ariana-Leilani, in his meeting with Dr. Ariel Rosita King urging Ariana-Leilani’s safe liberation from abuse, neglect and potentially fatal illness.   Before an audience of thousands at the Vatican, he placed his hand upon her picture and gave his blessings after hearing her tragic story.   Please sign the petition to Save Ariana-Leilani and make Pope Francis’ blessings and wishes a reality.

 

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National Neutropenia Network Holds Successful 2014 Conference in Ann Arbor Michigan

Gathering parents and children, like Ariana-Leilani, from all across North America, to meet and hear from each other and leading Neutropenia experts, the National Neutropenia Network held another successful conference July 11-13, 2014.     Among the distinguished presenters were Dr. Dale (University of Washington), Dr. Laurence Boxer (C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital), Dr. Peter Newberger (UMass), Dr. Mary Ann Bonilla (St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center).   To learn more go to http://www.neutropenianet.org/conference 

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“To think you know by looking at somebody – chances are you’re way off the mark,”

Matthew Coniglio’s had a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives. including  56 8-millimeter cassette tapes they say show him raping and molesting girls.   All were unconscious, apparently drugged, FBI Special Agent William Kirkconnell, who viewed the tapes. Some were so incapacitated they were snoring.  Kirkconnell said authorities planned to bring federal charges but never got the chance.

He was a 46-year-old traveling salesman who worked and lived in cities across Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina,   After his arrest this year, Coniglio told a jailhouse nurse that he drank heavily – up to 13 beers and cocktails daily, records show.

One mother who allowed her girl to spend unsupervised time with him. The mother saw a news report about Coniglio and brought her daughter to investigators along with old photos of her.  “She recalls that he would always give her ice cream and give her hot chocolate, and she recalled that … those items at times tasted very bitter to her,” said Kirkconnell, who believes Coniglio drugged the treats to knock her out.

Children like Ariana-Leilani need to be protected…look out for the children.

Read More: AP

Rock Out for Ryder Benefit

Ryder Has Neutropenia

Ryder Arnold is fifteen months old, and like Ariana-Leilani, has the rare blood disorder Neutropenia, which compromises the immune system.   Although Neutropenia is a non-cancerous disease, many treatments are the same as cancer patients constantly monitoring the ANC (a count that reveals the immune system’s strength), bone marrow biopsies, and takes Neupogen injections each day to help boost the immune system.

At this point, Ryder’s prognosis, like Ariana-Leilani’s, is unclear.

Friends of Arnold’s have organized a benefit for Ryder. They have named it “Rock out for Ryder.”   Some of the proceeds will be donated to the Ella Jewell Foundation, which is a Neutropenia research foundation named after a little girl who died of Neutropenia.  Rock Out for Ryder will take place on Friday, May 16, at the Music Union Hall (116 N. Green Street). Three rock bands will perform: The War I Survived, Mudoon’s Clever Girls, and Canzo. The show begins at 7 p.m., admission is $5 and the event is BYOB. All ages are welcome.

Ariana-Leilani is being denied the Neupogen that is helping to keep Ryder alive.   Please consider signing her petition to get proper treatment:

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Child Abuse by Parents: Parent Celebrities Like Woody Allen Are Not Immune

In 1993, accusations that Woody Allen had abused his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, filled the headlines.  Dylan Farrow now opens up with specifics about alleged abuse by her celebrity father, Woody Allen.

She writes: “when I was seven years old, Woody Allen took me by the hand and led me into a dim, closet-like attic on the second floor of our house. He told me to lay on my stomach and play with my brother’s electric train set. Then he sexually assaulted me. He talked to me while he did it, whispering that I was a good girl, that this was our secret, promising that we’d go to Paris and I’d be a star in his movies. I remember staring at that toy train, focusing on it as it traveled in its circle around the attic.”

Ariana-Leilani has told similar stories about her own father, including that he sleeps in her bed over her objections.   Unfortunately, her “symptoms” of abuse go beyond the psychological, but include having a potentially fatal condition to cover it up.

Please don’t let what happened to Dylan, happen to Ariana-Leilani.    Stop her suffering now by signing her petition to urge Washington DC Mayor Gray, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel to cooperate and remove her from danger now.

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Documentary “Small Cries;” The Real Ariana-Leilani Story

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Read More: New York Times