Over the years, in the re-telling of Mary Ellen Wilson’s story, myth has often been confused with fact.
Some of the inaccuracies stem from colorful but erroneous journalism, others from simple misunderstanding of the facts, and still others from the complex history of the child protection movement in the United States and Great Britain and its link to the animal welfare movement.
I actually started watching this film at 1am and thought I'd probably fall asleep halfway through but my eyes were wide open the whole time.
Fascinating following the life of Matsuko and all the different stages she goes through and the people she meets along the way.
The Glory of God's Reign The Glory of God's Reign The LORD is king!
Let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad!
They often see wives as mother-like, or pure, and not appropriate for "dirty" or "nasty" sex.
"In the gutter" is only one expression reflecting the shameful nature of sex.
Love, sex, and shame are interwoven in ways that are difficult to pull apart.
The sufferings of the little girl, Mary Ellen, led to the founding of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the first organization of its kind, in 1874.
In 1877, the New York SPCA and several Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals from throughout the country joined together to form the American Humane Association.
The "good wife" and the “shameless hussy” are never merged roles in these men's minds.
Therefore, when these men crave “shameful” sex, they use porn, prostitution, or affairs to experience it.