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TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 2 - A square on the monument dedicated to... News PhotoCanada,Child Abuse,Dedication,Horizontal,Human Interest,Maple Leaf Gardens,Monument,Pedophilia,Running,Sexual Abuse,Toronto,VictimPhotographer Collection: Toronto Star 2013 Toronto StarTORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 2 - A square on the monument dedicated to Martin Kruze, a victim of the pedophile ring run out of Maple Leaf Gardens. Michael Irving spent years constructing a $1.5 million memorial to victims of child abuse, remortgaging his home and cashing in his RRSPs to make it happen. The memorial includes hand prints of many child abuse victims, including some victimized at Maple Leaf Gardens. He has been trying for the past five years to have the memorial placed on the grounds of Queen's Park, but he says ministers keep passing his request off to other departments, without giving him a clear answer. December 2, 2013. (Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images)