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There is no shame in surviving
20 nov. 2013 - SamoaObserver.

Last week, His Honour Justice Vui Clarence Nelson said something that chilled me – that sex crimes against young girls were becoming an “epidemic” here in Samoa.

How has it gotten to this point in this community that one of our top legal minds – a man who has ruled on some of the worst crimes committed in this country - could still in his long career be shocked about an issue he refers to as a “widespread occurrence of an infectious disease in a community at a particular time”.

What shocked me more is that I couldn’t argue his point – he was right.

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