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Dr. Scott Bonn Appears in A&E Feature: The Long Island Serial Killer

Dr. Scott Bonn, Criminologist, Media Analyst and Drew University Professor, appearing in the upcoming A&E  Special, The Long Island Serial Killer,  airing July 12, 8pmE, 7pmC. Filmmaker Louise Osmond has spent months looking for clues, and winning the trust of the victims families, who are determined to put the killer behind bars. This special follows the unfolding events from the perspective of both the besieged Oak Beach community and the desperate families trying to hunt down their daughters’ killers. On a December day at a lonely stretch of road in Long Island, a Suffolk County detective and his dog stumbled upon a set of human remains. Since then, in that same stretch of dunes, a total of 10 bodies have been found. A serial killer is suspected. Four of the victims were prostitutes who advertised on Craigslist. The families of the murdered women have launched their own investigations, and they believe that the serial killer is hiding in nearby Oak Beach, a wealthy gated community located only miles away. The residents of Oak Beach have …

Sex + Money Documentary Coming to Myrtle Beach November 3

Coming to Myrtle Beach November 3 Coastal Carolina University on November 3 from 6:30 to 9:00, in the Wall College of Business Auditorium. In 2007, a group of student photojournalists embarked on a journey through 20+ nations on every inhabitable continent, motivated by their love for photography and their passion for justice. At the outset, their experiences seemed diverse, even random. However, a common thread of human suffering would soon emerge as their travels exposed them to a dark, seldom discussed side of humanity– children being bought and sold to satisfy the sexual pleasures of other humans. Upon returning to the United States the students produced a book called Sex+Money: A Global Search for Human Worth. This collection of photographs and stories explores the realities of human trafficking and offers readers a global perspective on the consequences of abusing two of the most powerful forces in the world: sex and money. While researching to write their book, the young journalists were shocked to discover that the same injustice was happening on their own soil. Currently, …

Ward Foley, Movie Star! Well, “You Just Have to Laugh!”

The Northwest Burn Foundation in Seattle, WA is presenting a special screening of the documentary, “You Just Have to Laugh” on Saturday, May 14. As the old adage says, “laughter is the best medicine.” Those who recognize and embrace it seem to somehow overcome the speed bumps tossed in their way, and miraculously find themselves in a position to help others.  Ward Foley, known affectionately as “Scarman,”  is such a person.  Speaking nationally to various types of audiences, Ward Foley is one of the “stars” of the documentary by Comedian David Naster. Foley, born with Arthrogryposis, a rare non-degenerative condition,  has  persisted through numerous surgeries, disfigurement and pain.  Through his book, “Thank My Lucky Scars,” readers learn about a man who has been able to overcome adversities on a daily basis, and reach out to others with hands that are crippled and in pain, but filled with love and inspiration. (To purchase your copy of “Scarman” please visit the website:  www.wardfoley.com) When life hands you pain or adversity, it doesn’t mean that it’s over!  Whether …