Well, I do want to write about camp. Even 17 years later. I can write about the beautiful tie-dye shirt I made that summer. Yellow and green and blue and pink splattered together. Others did.
Coming of Age at Camp – INTO
As a psychiatrist who specializes in working with teens, I hear "it" discussed often - quietly, tentatively at first, until the teen decides that I am "OK. Does this doctor really want to hear what I have to say about this or is she going to give me a lecture? Can I ask her my questions or will she think I'm stupid? I bet she never had this problem.
It's Just a Camping Trip (Discontinued)
When I was at a football game in fifth grade, two boys who were 3 years older than us thought it was funny to pin my friend and I down to the ground and threaten us with lewd and suggestive remarks. We felt helpless and alone. When they finally let us go we ran for the bathroom because that was the one place we knew they couldn't follow. I can't imagine what we would have done if we felt even there was unsafe. We didn't even hesitate we both ran like our lives were at stake and that was the only protection.
The alleged victim, who was just 15 at the time, told jurors he had a 'tumultuous night' with Anna Lakey. He said he felt a mixture of emotions after having sex with Anne Lakey - who was a teacher at a Sunderland school at the time - but was pleased he had lost his virginity before turning 16, "which seemed really important at the time", Teesside Crown Court heard. Lakey, 55, from Stanley, County Durham, denies 13 charges of indecent assault said to have occurred in the late s.