This is the story of child psychologists Dr Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in USA.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurie Braga
Joseph Braga
Sam Behrens ...
Neil Harrison
Jeff Samek
Richard Maxwell
Jackie Harrison
Dan Casey
Maggie Rivera
Shari Herschell
Susan Maxwell
Jeff Seymour
Frank Fuster
John Hogan
Laura Owens


Horrendous acts of sexual abuse were discovered at Miami's Country Walk Day Care Center in 1984. The ensuing investigations required unprecedented work and a pair of University of Miami psychologists were called upon for assistance. This case paved the way for a successful legislation in the protection of children during court proceedings and mandatory finger printing of adults who work with young children. Written by mahajanssen

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They were called to make a wrong right. They took it up.


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Heartbreaking and Disturbing. A must see for any parent
26 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently watched this on Netflix. So so sad and sickening. This upset me so much. Every parent should watch this movie. I am sure there are false allegations at times but every and I mean EVERY allegation of any type of abuse against a child should be so thoroughly examined to leave no doubt. Our children are far too precious. In these times we live in you can scarcely turn on the TV and not hear of some sort of crime against a child. It's frightening to hear it so often and is what makes this movie so disturbing. The fact that it did and can happen. Allegations of abuse should never be ignored or overlooked. I'm not going to give any details. I just wanted to say I consider this movie a must see. It will break your heart, sicken your stomach and make you very wary.

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