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Doctors trained to spot child abuse can save lives - or tear families apart

By Houston Chronicle / NBC News  
   September 20, 2019

A panicked voice jolted Ann Marie Timmerman awake around 3 a.m. “There’s something wrong with Tristan.” Her husband, Tim, stood over her, wide-eyed, holding their 4-month-old boy. Tim had been sitting up with the baby in another room, letting his nursing wife catch up on sleep. Now the infant was limp in his arms, pupils rolling back in his head.

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