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Lauren’s Story: He Knew Exactly What He Was Doing

Lauren’s Story: He Knew Exactly What He Was Doing

Four years ago: I was new in town and looking for friends. I was in a long-distance relationship with my

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Anonymous Story : Me Too

Anonymous Story : Me Too

My story starts with my mom was raped when I was conceived. Then after I was born, I was raped

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Trisha’s Story: When I Was 10

Trisha’s Story: When I Was 10

When I was 10 years old I was raped. I have not told anyone about it for 24 years. It

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Anonymous Story: “W” is for Waterfall

Anonymous Story: “W” is for Waterfall

Every night he would come into my bedroom. I woke up out of it so drunk in sleep I think

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Jody’s Story

Jody’s Story

I was on of the worst cases of child abuse,I was sexually abused by my adoptive parents “both” of them

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Katherine’s Story: He was My Friend

Katherine’s Story: He was My Friend

Dear J, It’s been one year since then, and not a day passes that I don’t remember what you did.

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Christopher’s story: Powerless

Christopher’s story: Powerless

This is a story that will forever haunt me every time I look back on it… Telling people was the

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Bill’s story: The Day My Childhood Died

Bill’s story: The Day My Childhood Died

It was a sunny April Friday afternoon, 1981when I came home from school, up until this point in my life

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Olivia’s Story: I Was a Virgin

Olivia’s Story: I Was a Virgin

When I was 13 on June 16th 2017 a boy I’ve known since i was 4 was at my neighbors

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Turn the Pain into Power.

2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year with so many disturbing events have unfolded resulting in amazing events occurring.

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989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds later

989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds later

To the small town, liberal arts college quarterback that sexually assaulted me, It’s been 989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes,

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Acceptance – No Justice

Acceptance – No Justice

** Trigger warning** I have been dealing with my attack for over two years now and it feels insane to

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Me Too: A Poem

Me Too: A Poem

For the girl on the bus using her headphones to drown out the advancements of the man as well as

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Me Too

Me Too

I’m crying for all my friends and family, and perfect strangers, who are bravely standing up to say “me too”

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She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

She told me what happened and that she was thinking of reporting the man who was harassing her. I believed her, and I told her so. I gave her the names of some people at the firm who had been supportive of me.
And I told her not to report it.
I told her it was pointless, that the firm would not support her and the only outcome would be a damaged career.
She took my advice, and for that I am ashamed.

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