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Mass. Camp At Center Of Abuse Charges To Reopen

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The Christian summer camp on Cape Cod where several people including U.S. Sen. Scott Brown said they were sexually abused as children plans to reopen next summer.

Camp Good News in Sandwich announced plans to reopen on its website Monday, angering alleged victims.

The 76-year-old camp did not open last summer following the suicide in April of a longtime employee accused of molestation there in the 1980s. The camp then lost its accreditation.

Several adults, including Brown, stepped forward saying they were molested there. Several are suing, but Brown has said he is not pursuing the matter.

Carmen Durso and Mitchell Garabedian, lawyers representing some alleged Camp Good News victims, questioned the wisdom of reopening the camp. Garabedian says he represents 14 former campers.

A criminal investigation is also ongoing.

This program aired on November 15, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.


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