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Was There a Failure in Leadership? Sexual Abuse Claims at a WNC Teen Rehab Center

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Holly Kays
Smoky Mountain News
Unity Healing Center in Cherokee is a rehabilitation center for Native American youth run by the Indian Health Service.

Reporter, Holly Kays, with Smoky Mountain News, made a return to “More to the Story” to discuss her story about sexual abuse claims at a teen rehab center in Cherokee and its aftermath. The employee that was investigated at the center was a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. This edition first aired on June 22, 2022.

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