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Not Guilty

For three decades, Norman Swerling was the nice, happily married man who taught the kids in Newton how to drive. He was strict. He was dedicated. He loved his role in helping teenagers become adults. Then one day a girl said he raped her in his driver's ed car.

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By Keith O'Brien
July 9, 2006

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THE FIRST THING the experts will tell you about a rapist is that there is no recognizing a rapist. He could be a thug. He could be your dentist. He could be handsome. He could be fat. He could be your brother, your husband, your best friend. Everyone might trust him. Everyone might know him. And still it could be ... (Full article: 3968 words)

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