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Victims of sexual assault stand tall in a Kansas courtroom

From where they sat in the courtroom, the predator's victims -- two past girlfriends, one perfect stranger and a woman who once lived in the same apartment complex -- couldn't see the handcuffs clamping Brady Newman-Caddell's wrists.

He kept his hands in his lap during the sentencing hearing this week in Olathe, Kan.

Except when testifying, they mostly saw their attacker from behind. His slight build was that of a teenager. The fact that he was dressed

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