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An Unbelievable Story of Rape

An 18yr-old woman from Lynnwood, Washington was raped. Friends and family did not believe her. The police did not believe her. A few days later she felt pressured by the police to say that she might have dreamed it. Or made it up.



This is why some women are so reluctant to come forward after sexual assault. 😦

(via This American Life episode 581: Anatomy of Doubt)

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