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Greendale Pediatrician Identified as Child Sex Offender Among Top 2012 Stories

Patch will be counting down the top Greendale stories of 2012 leading up to New Year Day. Today's story is about a Greendale pediatrician who admitted to Boy Scout leaders that he sexually abused boys as a volunteer camp doctor.

Greendale had its fair share of news coming from Southridge Mall, Downtown Greendale and some crime. We will be counting down the top 10 most read Greendale stories of 2012 leading up to New Years Day. 

Number 7:

A Greendale physician who worked for a number of local health departments and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin was identified as a child sex offender, following a Los Angeles Times review of secret Boy Scouts of America files.

The Milwaukee chapter of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests or SNAP said before he was a pediatrician, Dr. Thomas Kowalski was a volunteer camp doctor for the Milwaukee County Council of Boy Scouts.

According to Kowalski’s Boy Scout file obtained by the Times, he admitted to leaders that he touched himself while fondling two children at a Wisconsin summer camp in Forest County in 1987. 

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