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For the past five years, I essentially suffered in silence because I wanted to believe I was the same person I was before the attack. I refused to acknowledge it because I didn't want to be known as the girl who was raped her freshman year.
Inaction in the face of adversity shows only a lack of courage and a deficit of conviction. You have to be better than that.