My father groomed me to protect him.

My father groomed me to protect him.

He molested me in my bed in 1980.

When I finally told his bishop in 1991, the bishop called him to meet me in bishop’s office to apologize.

My father said “on that day I had to decide what kind of man I would be. I am sorry your feelings got hurt.”

Two or three months later he was called to work in the Temple, and held that calling until he died.

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