For more than a decade, David felt “like trash” having to register as a sex offender because he had consensual sex with his girlfriend when they were both minors.
Now, with the help of a local attorney, those days are behind him.
He was officially removed from the registry Jan. 2.
“Now I feel like everybody else,” David said. The Gazette agreed to use only his first name to protect his identity.
It’s sad that anyone should be labeled a “sex offender” under such circumstances…or that anyone should be on a sex offender registry.
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