I will not be bought

A MAN who claims he was the victim of abuse at the hands of Catholic priests has vowed he will not be silenced.Jim Beresford, 56, of Raw Nook Road, Salendine Nook, says he was physically and sexually abused as a teenager while attending an industrial school near Dublin in the early 1960s.Now solicitor Jonathan Dixon, of Clarksons Solicitors in Halifax, is urging victims of abuse to come forward and tell their stories to a commission set up by the Irish Government to award compensation. One victim has already received £50,000….Mr Dixon wants people to come forward as soon as possible if they want to mount a claim. The closing date is December, 2005.He has already made one successful claim winning £50,000, and is being employed to represent five other people.

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