Lara Logan: a brave voice for victims of Sexual Assault. {Warning: heartrending}

Via on May 2, 2011

Lara Logan on 60 Minutes, tells her sexual assault in Tahrir Square. Click here for background.

This is graphic. Not for children.

I’m crying, having just read the transcript. Not sure I can watch the video. I’m pretty “emotionally repressed,” as I like to joke, and reading this was worse than watching a horror movie, physically, because of course it’s true, and she’s so open and strong and a mother and a human being.

She’s telling this story just once.

She’s speaking out, she tells us, to add her voice to those who confront sexual violence; to break what she calls the “code of silence.”


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Alex Myles is qualified as a Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, Teacher of Tibetan Meditation, Dragon Magic and a Spiritual coach to name just a few. Alex has no intention to teach others on a formal basis for many years to come, instead, she is collecting qualifications along with life’s lessons. One day, when the time is right, Alex will set up a quaint studio, in a quirky crooked building where she will breathe and appreciate the slowness of those days as life is just way too busy right now! Reading and writing has always been one of Alex’s passions. Alex likes to consider herself as a free spirit rather than a commitment-phobe. Trying to live as aligned to a Buddhist lifestyle as is possible in this day and age, she just does not believe in "owning" anything or anyone. Based on the theory that we ‘cannot lose someone that was not ours to lose’ she flails through life finding joy and magic in the most unexpected places. Mother to a 21 year old daughter and three adorable pups, she appreciates that some of the best moments in life are the 6am forest walks watching the dogs run, play and interact with one another and with nature. Connect with her on Facebook and check out her blog, Love and Madness. 


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