Priest sex abuse survivor to walk 270 miles hoping to change N.J. laws

Priest sex abuse survivor to walk 270 miles hoping to change N.J. laws

By Don E. Woods, NJ.com,  September 16, 2015

Abused by a priest at 11 years old and quiet about it for most of his life, 68-year-old Fred Marigliano is making up for his silence.

For each step of a 270-mile walk he's making across New Jersey, he is stopping people on the street and educating them about what it's like to be a survivor of abuse and how much further the justice system needs to go to make it right.

"If Jesus was here, he'd be walking with us," said Marigliano, of Green Brook, while sitting on a bench in Millville.

He works with Road to Recovery, Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and MaleSurvivor.

When he stops each person on the street, he asks for . . . 

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