Mark Finn, Survivor of Childhood Sex Abuse

Richard Windmann, president of Survivors of Childhood Sex Abuse, said that seeing their abusers held accountable is critical to a survivor's healing. "You can speak to any survivor, and they will tell you what they crave the most is justice," he said. "They live a life of misplaced guilt and shame...without justice, they are psychologically stuck."

Jack Strain accuser Mark Finn says guilty verdict is freeing: 'I feel like a hero instead of a zero'

When Mark Finn took the witness stand at former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain's sex crimes trial, his account of abuse was among the most emotional of the five victims who testified in the 10-day trial. On Tuesday, one day after Strain was convicted on all eight counts of sexually abusing boys, Finn was equally emotional.