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#306173 - 10/12/09 06:44 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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we can only hope that is the case.

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#306174 - 10/12/09 06:48 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: myboyhoodfears]
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Thankyou for pointing this out. I just ordered Sheldon Kennedy's book, Why I Didn't Say Anything.


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#306178 - 10/12/09 07:16 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: Riley]
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Thanks also to Geeders, have called in some money I'm owed as I want that book soon as (by Fleury) - it has UK pricing on Amazon so the minute the payback of the loan is sorted, I'll order it.

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#306547 - 10/15/09 10:02 AM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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...Frigging Amazon UK, the book's been out a day, still no shipment, why have a listing in British money if the book hasn't been imported for sale yet!! Last time I make that mistake, I'll have to try and pick up the next Canadian book another way.

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#306583 - 10/15/09 03:19 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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There's no such thing as "watching him good and close." He should not be allowed to be around boys ever. Period.


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#306732 - 10/16/09 05:56 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: pluckmemory]
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Although I may be wrong, my recollection is that when the Spanish autorities were alerted to the fact that the man was a perp, they sort of turned a blind eye to it. I think he is still there. But as I said, I could be wrong.

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#310599 - 11/16/09 08:32 AM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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New York Times story today on Fleury, his memoir and the sex abuse. The Times says Fleury's book is the number one non-fiction book in Canada.

"In Fleury's Memoir, Ranger Years Are a Nightmare"
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/16/sports/hockey/16fleury.html?scp=2&sq=Theo%20Fleury&st=cse

Fleury also has a website for male sex abuse victims: http://www.1in6.org/



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#310737 - 11/17/09 05:09 PM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: pluckmemory]
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Now there's no Brit postal strike anymore, may get on with ordering this after all, and not read that story properly if it's quoting selective parts of the text.

As for that website, didn't have the patience for it, might be useful for some, but not all. Maybe it's been updated to include Fleury's input, last I checked that top cyclist was the newest disclosure on it.



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#327443 - 04/05/10 10:35 AM Re: Fleury tell-all book chronicles sexual abuse [Re: ComicBookGuy]
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The Canadian Parole Board pardoned Fleury's abuser Graham James three years ago, but the Prime Minister just found out about it. Also, another victim of James has just come forward.

From the Toronto Star today "Hocky Coach in Sex Abuse Case Pardoned":
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/790202--hockey-coach-in-sex-abuse-case-pardoned?bn=1


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