America's Child Death Shame - a BBC report

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"Every five hours a child dies from abuse or neglect in the US. The latest government figures show an estimated 1,770 children were killed as a result of maltreatment in 2009. A recent congressional report concludes the real number could be nearer 2,500. In fact, America has the worst child abuse record in the industrialised world. Why? The BBC's Natalia Antelava investigates."

This is a well done, heart wrenching view of the issue of abuse and neglect in the United States.