He says, “I can’t wait ‘til I grow up and have the right to be happy, to be kept safe; to be kept warm; to be listened to; to be heard; to never, ever, ever, ever cower or tremble or shake; or have my innocence punched or kicked or strangled away.” As the video progresses it gets harder and harder for him to get the words out, as the violence progresses. By the end he is bleeding as he says that he’ll fight for the rights of children like himself. Children who have had their childhood taken away from them because of abuse. I can’t wait until I grow up!
Every Day in 2010 the ISPCC recieved 2,300 calls. 35% of these went unanswered due to lack of funds.