A former SJU student shares her story of being sexually assaulted while abroad. She discusses the role of the story, and how it can tend to get lost in the stories of many other survivors. Learning to process it, talk about it, and grow from it is something that has taken two years to do. She emphasizes the importance of recognizing and giving help to other survivors.
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