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Former Colonie tae kwon do instructor hears from victim at rape sentencing

Christopher Gallup, a former tae kwon do instructor, is shown Friday at his sentencing on a rape conviction.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Christopher Gallup, a former tae kwon do instructor, is shown Friday at his sentencing on a rape conviction.
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Her mother at her side, the teenager read her statement to the court. She spoke at the sentencing of Christopher S. Gallup, the now-28-year-old former tae kwon do instructor who admitted earlier to raping her four years ago, when she was just 12 and 13 years old. The girl spoke of what Gallup had done to her. She also spoke of her intent to live a successful life going forward. “You stole my innocence from ...


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ed186
January 20, 2013
11:45 a.m.

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Seven years? Not enough for a man who is a predator of children and a collector of child porn. At the very least he should a gotten seven years on each count! When will these judges and DA'S get some fortitude and give longer time? They just don't want to got to trial and hear the case. They fall back on they don't want to put the child through trauma of a trial. BLAH! BOLOGNA.

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