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Lolita Made Everyone Afraid of Pedophiles

The book’s purpose was to raise awareness of sexual predators until the movie ruined it…

Actress Sue Lyon licks a lollipop in a scene from Lolita, 1962 film. MGM studies/Getty Photos.

Before Lolita, nobody ever talked about pedophilia. In fact, very few knew of its existence. In a time when communism was the biggest threat, the thought of sexual predators walking amongst us was unthinkable. Just like Jaws made everyone afraid…

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Tamara M

Tamara M

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