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Cover Story - March 7, 2007

Secret scars

Awareness -- and concern -- rising over girls who cut themselves to relieve emotional pain

by Molly Tanenbaum

Amanda's best friend in seventh grade was the one who first told her about cutting.

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Staff Writer Molly Tanenbaum can be e-mailed at mtanenbaum@paweekly.com.

Comments

Posted by Jeanette, a resident of another community
on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:44 am

Thank you for this article. I am an author, worshop teacher, and speaker who is currently writing a parents' guide to self-injury for a Christian publisher. As one who has struggled with self-injury it disturbs me to see sites and movies that glamourize such a painful issue. I found the information in this article extremely useful.

God Bless,

Jeanette Hanscome


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