Category Archive: Stories @ WYR

Sep 24

Anonymous Story: An Open Letter to the Man that Raped My Little Girl and the People that Protected Him

** Names in this story were changed**

She’s grown now but she’ll never be able to live life normally. You stole everything from her. You stole her hopes, her dreams and her ability to ever have any sort of confidence in herself or trust in others. How could you have done this to a baby …

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Sep 24

Anonymous Story: I Could’ve Saved My Little Sister and Myself So Much Pain…

I was at a birthday party for my neighbors friend.. my mom, me ,my 3 other sisters, my brother, and my moms boyfriend. At about 9 my mother took the 2 little ones and my second oldest sister home. Her boyfriend went with her and he was completely intoxicated. She left me and my sister …

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Sep 21

Anonymous Story: A Poem-Humiliation and the “Falsely Accused”

“That kid gets suspended, expelled, humiliated, his parents are totally ostracized. There is real pain on the other side….. There is a lot of pain on the girl’s side, too.” From http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/09/07/549197971/betsy-devos-signals-a-pullback-on-campus-sex-misconduct-enforcement

A poem in regard to his humiliation. I wonder what does his humiliation taste like? I imagine much less coppery than my own. …

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Sep 17

Mary’s Story: But He’s a Hero!

I drank too much at a bar, and asked someone I knew to take me home since I was too wasted to drive. When we got there, I was feeling affectionate and invited him in. I just wanted to make out like we had a few times before, but he started taking off my clothes. …

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Sep 17

Lily’s Story: I Still Haven’t Told Anyone

I was 21 at the time and on holiday this was about 7 years ago now, I’ve never told anyone about it. For some reason it’s been really affecting me in the last month. Me and my friend’s had been out to a club that night and were heading to get a burger. I admit …

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