Syracuse, NY. - Former Onondaga County Family Court judge Bryan R. Hedges is accused of sexually abusing his 5-year-old Deaf niece 40 years ago. Ellen Cantwell Warner, the suspected victim in this case, spoke out at Vera House in Syracuse Thursday.
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"An experience like this would be difficult for any child growing up, but it is especially difficult for a Deaf child, whose communication is limited. He preyed on my deafness," says Warner. "40 years of trauma have finally come to an end. I am at peace. The truth has set me free. I feel like a butterfly that has finally emerged."... Read more: http://www.cnycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=791959
Ellen Warner is holding a press conference after coming forward to say she was sexually abused... Read more: http://www.cnycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=791959