sexual assault

‘I was handed a drink. I woke up in an empty room, except for an air mattress. I was completely naked. All my belongings were missing.’ Woman ‘hurt no one was looking for me’ after 3-day-long sexual assault

“There was a window in the bedroom. I tried to open it, but it had been nailed shut. Then, the guy I knew from the party opened the door. ‘As long as you’re compliant, you’ll make it home,’ he said. No one took any notice that I had been gone for 3 days. Not my family, not my friends, not my instructors at school. No one. I felt completely alone. Nobody ever asked me if I was ok.”

‘I was on my hands and knees, crawling, at my college graduation. I felt ashamed that me, a Christian girl, was pregnant.’: Woman proudly receives diploma after unexpected pregnancy, rape months prior

“My life for the past 2 years had been hell. Raped months before, ridiculed, rejected and now this. A night of stupid decisions left me pregnant and alone, except for my parents and a few friends. They encouraged me to walk. They said I had done the work and should receive the accolades, and that my daughter deserved to see me in these pictures later in life.”

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