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Woburn YMCA offers free sex abuse prevention program

WOBURN — They gathered in a room where kids go to practice rock climbing. But as the morning unfolded, the handful of adults at the North Suburban YMCA confronted one of the most horrific things any parent could imagine: the sexual abuse of children.

Their program is called Stewards of Children because the idea behind it is that adults are responsible for preventing and identifying abuse.

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