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Reader's view: Society bombards children with sexuality, vulgarity

Published 05/05/2012, Duluth News Tribune

What does childhood mean? Little girls in bikinis pictured like pinups on this newspaper’s front page? Boys in class distracted by their teacher’s and female classmates’ cleavages, making learning difficult and teaching them to lose respect for girls? Girls dressing sexually in public without shame? Girls attending slumber parties that involve nudity, sexy clothes and the presence of boys? Children in movies cursing, undressing and seeing adults acting sexually and speaking vulgarly? Children being bombarded with sexuality on TV, in movies, in magazines, in songs and on the Internet, including nudity without shame?

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