When Brodie Leap (right) was a 5-year-old boy, he says, he felt pressured to say his father, Earnest Leap, had touched him inappropriately. It was a lie, he says.
When Brodie Leap (right) was a 5-year-old boy, he says, he felt pressured to say his father, Earnest Leap, had touched him inappropriately. It was a lie, he says. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com
When Brodie Leap (right) was a 5-year-old boy, he says, he felt pressured to say his father, Earnest Leap, had touched him inappropriately. It was a lie, he says. David Eulitt deulitt@kcstar.com

‘Lie’ begets lifetime of regret for Clay County father, son

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