Episodes

Raising Awareness One Story at a Time

Predators

Predators  **WARNING** This episode contains graphic language about violence towards children, please use your discretion. This will be our mid-season finale, with episodes returning this summer. Over the last 6 months, I have brought you stories about child sex trafficking and how groomers prey on victims to turn them into sex slaves. We have also examined…
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March 22, 2018 0

School Attacks | Part 3 with Dr. David Perrodin

School Attacks | Part 3 with Dr. David Perrodin  I have been at it for a year now, researching stories about people who have been affected by some of the worst that humanity has to offer. The next episode will be the 13th of this podcast and it feels like a good time to take…
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March 8, 2018 0

School Attacks | Part 2 – Columbine with Dr. David Perrodin

School Attacks | Part 2 – Columbine with Dr. David Perrodin  As the world mourns yet another mass shooting, thoughts and prayers, from around the world, are being sent to the family and friends of the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . In the coming weeks, we are going to be inundated with…
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February 22, 2018 0

School Attacks | Part 1 with Dr. David Perrodin

School Attacks | Part 1 with Dr. David Perrodin  Bath Consolidated School Sources: 22 things you may not have known about the 1927 Bath school massacre Bath School bombing: Oldest surviving student recalls ‘how awful it was’ Book TV: Arnie Bernstein, author of “Bath Massacre: America’s First School Bombing”   Grover Cleveland Elementary School Sources:…
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February 8, 2018 0

Trafficked | Story by Dottie Laster & Online Grooming: Carly Ryan

Trafficked Story by Dottie Laster & Online Grooming: Carly Ryan  Today’s episode will unfold in 2 parts.   During the first part of the episode… Dottie will be sharing the story of a high school student we will be calling “Nancy” who was abducted and forced to do things that would destroy her innocence. Her story…
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January 25, 2018 0

Online Grooming: The Grooming of Adults | with Dottie Laster

Online Grooming: The Grooming of Adults | with Dottie Laster: On today’s episode, Dottie Laster returns with a truly shocking story about an adult being groomed. As parents, we pour our hearts and souls into raising our kids. Spending countless moments filling them with love and building an unbreakable trust. A trust we believe will…
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January 13, 2018 0

Human Trafficking | with expert Dottie Laster

Human Trafficking with Dottie Laster: This year on the Awareness podcast, I have interviewed some amazing people. Christine O’Donnell (a journalist featured on episodes 1 &2 about child sex trafficking), Dr David Perrodin (a safety expert and host of The Safety Doc Podcast featured on episode 3 about Bullying), Crista Miller (a Parent advocate and…
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December 21, 2017 0

Online Grooming: Internet Safety | with Alicia Kozakiewicz

Online Grooming: Internet Safety with Alicia Kozakiewicz: In 2002, the internet was budding and the world was creeping into our households. Browsers like Lynx, Netscape, Opera, Internet Explorer and Mozilla were being turned on. It was the equivalent of advertising to the world that our front doors are unlocked and everyone is welcomed without restriction…
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December 7, 2017 0

Online Grooming: Gaming | Breck Bednar

Online Grooming: Gaming | Breck Bednar: A summary of an article posted on psychologytoday.com published February, 10th 2014: [In the United States alone, an estimated 99 percent of boys and 94 percent of girls play video games.  Video games have become an important part of popular culture. Dutch researchers suggest that not only do the newer video…
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November 22, 2017 0

Child Sex Trafficking: Story 2 | with Crista Miller

Child Sex Trafficking: Story 2 | with Crista Miller Social media has connected us in ways we could never have imagined. We are now connected, even if we are physically away from our friends and family.  Our lives on are display for the world to see, our proudest moments, our deepest sadness. The times of…
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November 9, 2017 0