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Archive for October 2010

Sticks and Stones–Hurtful words damage the brain

                        Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me…  We all know how untrue that childhood incantation is.  Words do hurt.  Ridicule, distain, humiliation, taunting, all cause injury, and when it is delivered in childhood from a child’s peers, verbal abuse causes more than…

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