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Melanie Hicken
senior investigative writer NYU/SU alumn. Data geek. Loves investigative reporting & good wine. Melanie.Hicken@cnn.com.
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Shane Perry 🇨🇦🕉 Feb 23
Sonja Fischer was my mother I promised her I would protect her -- she was raped under the "protection of Walker Methodist"
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Jan Winburn Feb 23
Great marriage of investigation + storytelling: 6 women. 3 nursing homes. And the man accused of rape and abuse
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The Marshall Project Feb 23
This little-discussed issue is more widespread than anyone would imagine. More at :
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American Housewife Feb 23
I'm not sassy, I'm just happy to say no.
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Blake Ellis Feb 23
The dark trail of an accused nursing home rapist. We talk to the man behind bars and the women accusing him of rape.
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Melanie Hicken Feb 23
She wasn't the first nursing home resident to say she'd been sexually abused. And she wouldn't be the last.
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Margie Mason Feb 23
Chilling work by 's and on elderly rape. Makes me scared to grow old.
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Melanie Hicken Feb 22
Thank you to everyone who has already written and me with your own personal stories of nursing home sex abuse. We hear you.
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Shoshana Walter Feb 22
After an aide raped her, the nursing home put her in a psych ward. Chilling investigation by
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Blake Ellis Feb 22
Do nursing homes do enough to protect their residents from rape? Powerful video from &
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Blake Ellis Feb 22
It's happening more than you want to know: Sick, dying and raped by their caregivers...in America's nursing homes
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Melanie Hicken Feb 22
Hi Libby! You can view facility ratings and inspection reports here:
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Melanie Hicken Feb 22
Thank you! & I couldn't have done this investigation w/out your amazing platform to keep all our docs straight!
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DocumentCloud Feb 22
If you'd like to see what the attention is about, CNN has published an investigation of sex abuse in nursing homes:
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Melanie Hicken Feb 22
This wasn't an easy one to write. But I promise it's an important one.
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Melanie Hicken Feb 22
They come to nursing homes to be cared for. Instead they are sexually assaulted. and my latest:
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Ed O'Keefe Feb 5
Does this remind anyone else of something? I can't quite put my finger on it...
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Melanie Hicken Jan 31
Hi Leslie, and I are actually working on a book about Maria Duval so stay tuned!
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Kyle Blaine Jan 30
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Melanie Hicken Jan 30
Thank you! We had so much fun meeting you and
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