Nearly a million American kids suffer from abuse and neglect each year. And for 1,500 of them, it is fatal. For those who manage to survive, barely a third muster the courage to report it to authorities. Broken homes, abusive caretakers, drug addiction, and juvenile delinquency don’t discriminate. All can strike children without warning or regard for age or background. And when law-enforcement, local schools, and behavioral counselors alone can’t overcome these problems, where can those most at risk turn?