Haitians to testify in Conn. abuse case

Hat Tip to Kathy Shaw at AbuseTracker:

WATERBURY, Conn. — A local charity is helping a number of young Haitian men who will arrive in Connecticut this month to testify at the sentencing of the school director who they say sexually abused them.

Acts 4 Ministry is providing winter coats and other warm clothing for the six men who will speak of their victimization at the Dec. 21 sentencing hearing of Douglas Perlitz, a 1992 graduate of Fairfield University who pleaded guilty in August to sexually abusing one boy at the Project Pierre Toussaint school in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, where he was director.

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