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Beau Biden Foundation to Educate Adults About Child Sexual Abuse

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A foundation that honors late Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has announced its new mission to protect children from sexual abuse.

The News Journal of Wilmington reports that the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children announced Wednesday that its new efforts will include educating adults on where sexual abuse can occur, signs of abuse, prevention techniques and what to do if children say they've been abused.

The foundation will also work to strengthen child protection laws and will work with the National Center for Mission and Exploited Children to bring an online safety program to schools.

Foundation CEO Patricia Dailey Lewis says that after Biden died, the foundation wanted to continue his mission of protecting children.

Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, died last year after battling cancer.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.