I AM THE CHAMPION
of the little people.Their shield.
I live in the world of men and women,because I have to. But my eyes see what the little people see; I hear what they hear. They are myconstituents, all the children who are ignored or abandoned, damaged, hurt, exploited, hated, used.They are a secret society and I am their ambassador to the world. Their friends are my friends and their enemies are my enemies. Their dreams are mine, too. We are one.
Crimes Against Youth. CAY for short. It is myunit, within the Orange County Sheriff Department, and I am credited with starting it.There were just three of us, in the beginning. Then four, due to some of the things I accomplished. Now there are only three again, due to one thing at which I failed.
My name is Terry Naughton. I am forty yearsold, divorced and childless. Once, I had a son. And it was he, Matthew, who first invited me intothe world of the small ones. He was five when heleft here, and I was very close to him when he