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At Spirit Lake, an effort to let children know which adults can’t be trusted

Published 09/16/2012, Grand Forks Herald

Looking down on the children trooping into the recreation center at the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation are 36 mugshots of sex offenders, kept there to warn them of adults they must not trust. It's an effort with added poignancy because of the trouble the reservation has had with its child protection and social service programs, which have failed so badly the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking them over.

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