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He arrived at the ranch at age 11, not The lawsuit says he was exposed to sexually aggressive behavior by an older resident after being placed in an adolescent home at the ranch instead of within days of arriving at the ranch.
DALLAS AP — A young man and a teenage boy filed a lawsuit last week accusing the staff at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth of not protecting them from sexual abuse by older residents, an advocate for child abuse victims said Wednesday. But too many years had passed for legal recourse. But the plaintiffs in the civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court lived at the year-old facility within the past decade.
One plaintiff was 11 years old when he was enrolled at the ranch by his parents in The lawsuit says he was exposed to sexually aggressive behavior by an older resident after being placed in an adolescent home there when he was The other plaintiff was enrolled in at the age of 9 and the lawsuit says he was exposed to sexually aggressive behavior by an older resident within days of arriving. He notes they continue to provide counseling for any former resident who says they were hurt in their time there.
That accusation mirrors allegations made by men who lived at the ranch dating back to the s who said they were subjected to brutal whippings with belts for infractions such as forgetting a Bible verse or getting a bad grade. Some said they were molested or raped by older boys.
Many struggled with homelessness, drug addiction, suicide and prison after leaving the ranch. It says the younger boy started acting out sexually and has since been hospitalized in a residential treatment center for child victims and perpetrators of sexual abuse.
The lawsuit also includes the testimony of older former residents who say they were abused. Heimlich said Wednesday that those who talked about their experiences in support of the lawsuit did so to achieve transparency and to ensure current residents at the ranch are safe. Correction: Boys Ranch-Abuse-Lawsuit story.
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