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  1. No More Silence: He thought he’d got away with it. But one day little David would find the strength to speak out.
    No More Silence: He thought he’d got away with it. But one day little David would find the strength to speak out.
    No More Silence: He thought he’d got away with it. But one day little David would find the strength to speak out.
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  2. No More Silence: He thought he’d got away with it. But one day little David would find the strength to speak out.

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David had everything. No-one knew the London businessman was born into a world beyond poverty, the son of a rapist father and disturbed mother. Abandoned as a baby, he spent most of his childhood in care and suffered appalling sexual abuse. But no-one knew. But a call from the abuser's wife, 30 years on, proved he was living in a house of cards.

The youngest of five children, David was the son of a drunkard rapist father and a mentally unhinged mother. His father was jailed and his mother deserted the family, leaving five urchins to battle to survive in an inner city Glaswegian slum. Rescued, but separated, David grows up with vague memories of Ma, but no memory of his siblings.

For the next years of his young life David was shipped from pillar to post, until the authorities decided the best place for him and his youngest sister was Quarriers Children's village, where he was delivered into the hands of a paedophile.

Helpless, powerless and alone, it was beaten into David that no-one cared for him and no-one loved him.

Finally David escapes and goes on to build a life of success, determined to bury his secret and never tell anyone what happened to him. Then he receives a phone call from his abuser's wife, and all that he has built comes tumbling down. She asks David to be a character witness on behalf of the man who stole his childhood. Instead David chooses to tell the truth, turning the tide for detectives involved in a massive investigation and changing his own life forever. This is his remarkable story.

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David Whelan
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I just finished reading this book. I started it yesterday. It touched me deeply. I am in awe of the amazing spirit of this man and his sisters. At times tears rolled down my face as I felt his pain and the pain of others, it was heartbreaking. Yet at the same time I smiled at his triumphs, and I am deeply impressed by his ability to overcome so many obstacles. He is an amazing man.

I urge you to read this book. It touched my heart in numerous ways. However my biggest take away is a renewed sense of peace with my life. How can I ever complain over small injustices and past wounds after reading this man's story.

So I thank you, David Whelan, for sharing your story. I admire your bravery, your strength, and willingness to fight back. In telling your story you not only help other victims, you are also helping those of us who have never experienced the kind of terror, suffering, pain, and loss that you and countless others have endured. You have opened my... Read more
I have read many novels similar in topic to David Whelan's but his stands out. He just happens to have a talent for the written word and his story is so eloquently told from the heart. This is not just a story of depravity, neglect, and abuse.. It is a story of finding your way back from those experiences. I don't often give five star reviews as I feel those are reserved for classics that are relevant for centuries, but in this case I was not only impressed by the writing and gripped by the story, I feel that Mr Whelan deserves five stars and nothing less for his bravery in telling this tale. This book, as I am sure his set out to accomplish, is a must read for anyone who has suffered abuse.. You will be touched and inspired. Bravo!
Most people with whom I work have been profoundly affected by trauma. Mr. Whelan's book is a superbly written account of the worst of his life, without sensationalism. He compartmentalized his trauma and focused on service. He became a success by popular measure. He was shocked into facing his trauma and his perpetrators. He reorganized his life and shone spotlight on the system and the monsters there. This book is well-written and thoughtful. I recommend it to those who know about systemic child abuse and want to understand the passion behind championing an heroic revolution.
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