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  • Sexual Abuse

    When I was between eight and eleven in the **** scouts we were taught first aid the scout leader took me into a private room and said your main artery is at the side of your legs he then put his hand up my shorts and felt around. Another time we went camping in wales and he said a tradition in the scouts is called the gooley run which involved us taking our clothes off and running naked round the field while he watched I didn’t give it much thought then but I’m almost seventy five so it must have effected me as I still remember it vividly. I kept my scout awards paper and it’s got his initials on, he’s probably well dead by now we’re talking about the late fifties it’s probably too late to do anything but it’s a warning to others.