Reading the latest news accounts of the testimony in the sex abuse case of Jerry Sandusky, it truly makes me sick that no one stopped this man. There is no doubt in my mind that people knew what he was doing, including his wife. The latest victim to testify said he screamed for help as he was raped over and over, year after year. There is no punishment equal to the torture he cause all these boys over all those years.
The courtroom was once again brought to tears today as the 18-year-old known as Victim 9 said that for four years Sandusky would come downstairs to the basement, drop his pants, and rape him and force him to perform oral sex.
"He started getting physical, like having me touch his penis and stuff," he said. "He made me give him a, suck his penis is how you'd put it. He came in my room, pulled his pants down, laid on top of me, and kind of forced it in. What was I going to do? I mean look at him, he's a big guy. He was bigger than me, at the time way bigger than me."
Victim 9 said he weighed less than 70 pounds at the time and was helpless when Sandusky allegedly came for him.
"There was no fighting against it," he said. "Sometimes (I'd) scream, sometimes tell him to get off me, but other than that, who was there? We were in the basement, no one could hear you down there. We were always down there." (continue reading)