ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 12 Chelsea King's fatal encounter with a known sex offender is beginning to settle in as a dark, dark corner of the landscape of life. Slowly we are taking up our routines again, changed by the certainty that we and our daughters are not safe from predators. Not yet. Maybe not ever.
While others try to find solutions in laws and enforcement, Type-A Mom College and Adult Kids Editor Mary Handfelt wonders if it really is possible to empower ourselves and our daughters. The convicted sex offender who attacked Chelsea had registered his address with police. But last week he was staying with his mother in another town. Controlling, tracking, weakening the bad guys seems impossible. She looks at ways to be stronger, from self-defense training to empowerment.
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