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.”