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The sex offender next door: West Fargo mom upset man convicted of abusing her children lives nearby

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WEST FARGO - In the backyard, barely 10 feet separates the two homes.

At 102 F St. are Jen Silverman and her seven kids, three of whom testified in a Cass County trial in late May that found Ned D. VanDyke guilty of sexually abusing them.


At 107 E St. is VanDyke, despite a court order that bars the convicted child molester from being within 300 yards of his victims.

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