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The Bill Show interviews Patrick Dati

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November 5, 2011
The Bill Show with Bill Mahoney
Anti Bullying: Interview with Patrick Dati and Dorothy Espelage

“This is a very moving and in-depth look at bullying in our lives, with bullying experts Dr. Dorothy Espelage From the University of Chicago, Illinois and a new rising star activist Patrick Dati. Dr. Dorothy Espelage can be seen on Anderson Cooper and Oprah pleading the case for more youth school education on the effects of bullying. She is also a member of an Obama administration public schools advisory board. Patrick Dati contacted me while on the road with Fred Karger, and I was so moved by his story that I immediately called him up and told him how tough I thought he was for surviving.”

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NinonSpeaks Interviews Patrick Dati

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November 5, 2011
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Ninon interviews Patrick Dati

Award-winning television and internet talk show host, Ninon de Vere De Rosa, interviews Patrick Dati.

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NAASCA/RAINN member Patrick Dati SCAN interview

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November 1, 2011
NAASCA
SCAN interview with Patrick Dati

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“NAASCA was delighted to have Patrick as a special guest on our Internet-based talk radio show, “Stop Child Abuse Now” (SCAN), where we talked freely of his upbringing, his experiences with John Wayne Gacy, and his feelings about his family. But even more importantly, we discussed his website youandmecanstopbullies.com, his plans to turn his memoires into a book, his non profit appearances on media outlets and many other things.”

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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.”

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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.”

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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]