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Parents Question School’s Anti-Bullying Work

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October 25, 2011
NBC5 Chicago
Parents Question School’s Anti-Bullying Work

“Patrick Dati says he’s living proof of what happens if bullying and abuse are not addressed early and often.”

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Gacy Said There Were More Victims: Investigators

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October 19, 2011
NBC5 Chicago
Gacy Said There Were More Victims: Investigators

“Patrick, who survived an attack as a child by Gacy when he was a child… tried years later to tell authorities about it.”

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Patrick Dati says he survived Gacy attack

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October 17, 2011
ABC7 Eyewitness News – Chicago
Patrick Dati says he survived Gacy attack

“Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says about 70 families have come forward saying their missing loved ones fit the profile for victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Last week, investigators announced they had exhumed the remains of eight unidentified victims of Gacy. One man says he was a victim who got away from the notorious serial killer. Patrick Dati says it is a secret he kept until recently. ”

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Patrick Dati discusses his personal journey on Conversations LIVE Radio

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October 15, 2011
Conversations LIVE Radio
Cyrus Webb Presents “Should Love Ever Hurt?”

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“As part of its mission to bring attention to the issue of all forms of abuse, Conversations LIVE brings you “Should Love Ever Hurt?” Moderated by host Cyrus Webb, survivors Dr. Loren Due, Tameka “L. A. Say” Anderson, Freda Emmons and Patrick Dati discuss their personal journeys and how they are thriving today.”

[interview link]

Gacy victim heads to Washington to tell his story

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October 5, 2011
WGN-TV News
Gacy victim heads to Washington to tell his story

“A man who said John Wayne Gacy raped him in 1972 is headed to Washington to speak to government officials about his story.”

[interview link]

Patrick Dati interviewed by SAMHSA/US Dept. of Health & Human Services

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Spetember 27, 2011
Patrick Dati
Press Release

The National Trauma Campaign with SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) and the US Department of Health and Human Services interviewed Patrick on Monday, September 27, 2011, as a survivor from severe trauma in a production studio in Washington, DC. He was honored to be working in conjunction as one of the trauma survivors to share his story as part of the 2012 campaign on trauma survivors and reveal how he is staying well. This interview will be used throughout 2012 on their website and in classroom settings to educate individuals on how you can be a survivor.

[link to website]

Patrick Dati and NAASCA

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September 15, 2011
Patrick Dati
Press Release

Patrick Dati is a member of NAASCA (National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse) and is active in speaking on the behalf of this organization telling his story to help prevent child abuse and educate the public.

[link to website]

Patrick Dati and Champions Against Bullying

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September 14, 2011
Patrick Dati
Press Release

Patrick Dati is a member of Champions Against Bullying. For almost a decade, Champions Against Bullying continues to help children reclaim the life they deserve and recover from the trauma of violence by providing support services to parents, schools, teachers and communities.

[link to website]

Patrick Dati and RAINN

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September 13, 2011
Patrick Dati
Press Release

Patrick Dati is a member and speaker for RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network). Victims of sexual assault are more likely to suffer from depression, PTSD, abuse alcohol and drugs, and contemplate suicide. That is why it is so critical to talk about sexual assault—emphasizing the seriousness of the crime while reinforcing the importance of taking steps to get help through resources like the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE or by visiting rainn.org.

[link to website]

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