The column Protecting our kids can be found at The United Church Observer.

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“I recently spent several weeks researching a story on prostitution in Canada. It left me sleepless — and almost speechless. One of the first things I learned is that the average age of a girl entering prostitution in Canada is 15 or 16. I have a 15-year-old son with lovely friends who are girls, and it is inconceivable to me that some of their peers are working the streets in Canadian cities….”