Scarred for life, too


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  • Saturday, 09 Feb 2008

I REFER to the letter “Pupil punched for not finishing homework,” (The Star, Feb 7). I would like to share my views as a fellow victim who suffered the same abuse 36 years ago and continues to suffer from its effects.

I can personally attest that the damage done by any form of physical abuse by a teacher or any perpetrator is not just physical but also emotional and psychological.

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