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Duggar Sisters Jill and Jessa Will Appear in TLC Documentary on Child Sex Abuse

Duggar Sisters Jill and Jessa Will Appear in TLC Documentary on Child Sex Abuse

Originally posted 07/20/2015 05:45PM

When TLC announced last week that it has officially axed 19 Kids and Counting, the network said it is putting together a documentary about child sex abuse.

The Duggars also mentioned the special in their statement on the cancellation, writing that they "look forward to working with TLC" and "hope that it is an encouragement to many."

Now, a source at TLC tells PEOPLE that Jessa Seewald and Jill Dillard will indeed appear in the documentary, which is in the early stages of production. Both women have come forward as molestation victims of brother Josh Duggar when he was a teenager.

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Military Couple Beat and Starved Foster Kids, Fed Them Hot Sauce and Raw Onions as Punishment

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Military Couple Beat and Starved Foster Kids, Fed Them Hot Sauce and Raw Onions as Punishment

Originally posted 07/09/2015 12:00PM

An Army major and his wife have been convicted on federal child abuse charges for beating and starving their three foster children, who were all under the age of 4 at the time.

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Mom Who Tortured Her Two Children to Death and Stashed Their Bodies in a Freezer: 'If I Had a Chance to Do It Again, I Would'

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Mom Who Tortured Her Two Children to Death and Stashed Their Bodies in a Freezer: 'If I Had a Chance to Do It Again, I Would'

Originally posted 06/30/2015 09:45AM

A Detroit mom who pleaded guilty Monday to murder in the deaths of her two children says she feels "no remorse" for their deaths and doesn't "regret any of it."

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FROM SI: Denver Broncos' Antonio Smith Investigated for Child Abuse

FROM SI: Denver Broncos' Antonio Smith Investigated for Child Abuse

Originally posted 05/21/2015 09:05PM

Smith has not been arrested and no charges have been filed

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New York Man Admits to Kidnapping and Abusing 2 Amish Girls

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New York Man Admits to Kidnapping and Abusing 2 Amish Girls

Originally posted 05/11/2015 10:50AM

Stephen Howells, the man accused of kidnapping and abusing two young Amish girls, pleaded guilty on Friday to 21 federal charges, including making child pornography with the girls and four other children.

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Body Discovered Believed to Be Mother of 11-Month-Old Baby Boy Found in Dumpster

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UpdatePosted 05/07/2015 02:00PM

11-Month-Old Baby Boy Found in Nebraska Dumpster, Police Searching for His Missing Older Brother

Originally posted 05/07/2015 11:55AM

Police are searching for the brother of an 11-month-old baby boy who was found in a dumpster outside an apartment complex in La Vista, Nebraska, on Wednesday.

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Boy Found in Basement Says His Home Was a 'Terrible Place'

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Charlie Bothuell V, Boy Found in Basement, Says His Home Was a 'Terrible Place'

Originally posted 04/29/2015 12:35PM

Charlie Bothuell V, the Detroit boy who went missing for 11 days last summer before being found in his parents' basement, testified at a hearing Tuesday that his home was a "terrible place."

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Utah Teacher Brianne Altice Weeps as She Pleads Guilty to Having Sex with 3 Students

Originally posted 04/23/2015 03:20PM

Brianne Altice couldn't hold back her tears on Wednesday as she admitted to having sex with three of her students between the ages of 16 and 17.

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Maryland Karate Teacher Allegedly Filmed Sexual Encounters with Students

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Maryland Karate Teacher Allegedly Filmed Sexual Encounters with Students

Originally posted 04/20/2015 11:45AM

A Maryland karate teacher is wanted on eight counts of child pornography, police said Friday.

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Nanny Arrested After She Was Caught on Camera Burning a 3-Year-Old Girl

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Nanny Arrested After She Was Caught on Camera Burning a 3-Year-Old Girl

Originally posted 04/17/2015 10:45AM

A Connecticut mother was shocked when she came home last month to discover her 3-year-old daughter had been allegedly burned and beaten.

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