Pale and shaking, Jim Cunneely lay in bed, barely finding the breath to speak. I’m going to have to go.” Dawn Cunneely didn’t understand. In court documents, in a self-published memoir and in interviews with NJ Advance Media, Cunneely alleges the relationship with the teacher, Carol D’Annunzio, then 42, lasted more than two years and dominated every aspect of his time at Lenape Valley Regional High School in Stanhope during the early 1990s.
In October 2016, this new Office was created with the goal of providing point and coordinating leadership for diversity, inclusion, compliance and equity issues throughout the college.
That ruling will govern Green’s reporting and living restrictions if and when he is released from prison.
According to Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Fischer, Green struck up a conversation with the woman, who asked directions to the Market-Frankford Line.
To those who study sexual abuse, Cunneely’s account of his life, from alleged victim to abuser, is not unusual.
Researchers say that in a minority of abuse cases, trauma can lead victims to identify with their aggressors — in effect, become their aggressors — and re-enact their experiences in minute detail later in life. In practice, it is a wrecking ball that shatters lives and families across generations.
The teacher of the year says that, at 15, he, too, was sexually abused by his French teacher, also a teacher of the year.