George Reardon, 1960s to 1990s

The West Hartford endocrinologist used a so-called growth study he ran at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center from the 1960s to 1990s as a pretext to sexually abuse and take obscene photographs of hundreds of children. The explicit photographs -- discovered behind a false wall at his former house after his death in 1998 -- led to hundreds of lawsuits against the hospital.
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CAPTION: Dr. George Reardon listens to testimony at the legislature office building on allegations that he sexually abused two people, a brother and sister, several years ago.

( Michael McAndrews / Hartford Courant / April 28, 2014 )

The West Hartford endocrinologist used a so-called growth study he ran at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center from the 1960s to 1990s as a pretext to sexually abuse and take obscene photographs of hundreds of children. The explicit photographs -- discovered behind a false wall at his former house after his death in 1998 -- led to hundreds of lawsuits against the hospital.

CAPTION: Dr. George Reardon listens to testimony at the legislature office building on allegations that he sexually abused two people, a brother and sister, several years ago.

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