120821KellyAug. 22, 2012

“They would have had to experience this or seen this. I know that for a fact. I know they didn’t make it up. I mean, I’m an intelligent person….

“I feel very sure in my heart and in my mind that this happened…. but not with Mr. Bob and not at the day care.”

– Betsy Kelly, demonstrating (in an interview taped by Officer Brenda Toppin, March 16, 1989) the pervasiveness of the impulse to “Believe the Children”