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It's Time to Talk About It
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Erin

"Put one foot in front of the other on your path to healing."

They already took so much from me and I refused to let them take any more. I won't let them change me. Being a survivor requires strength and courage from within, as well as support from a network of family, friends and advocates.

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Erin

Jessica

"Learn the signs. Learn the facts. Know the risks."

Learn how to start conversations with your children, friends and colleagues about the prevention of sexual assault.

READ JESSICA'S STORY »

Jessica

Pasco

"Please talk with a survivor and realize you are not the only one..."

Reading and listening to the stories of other victims of sexual abuse always astounds me. Our individual stories are enormously different. But, our reactions to the abuse are amazingly similar.

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Pasco

Robert

"We Must Overcome the Barriers of Silence."

Our collaborative efforts with other agencies, members of law enforcement, and the courts help mainstream the process for victims as they travel the journey towards justice.

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Robert Giron, 24, Law Enforcement Advocate, Providence Police Department

Denise

"Healing is an option."

Sexual abuse and rape are not easy words for most people to hear or say. I, myself, was in denial for years about experiencing multiple instances of sexual abuse and rape. After years of silence, Iíve finally found my voice. Now, I know that healing is an option, which is why Iíve joined One Voice in the effort to end sexual abuse and violence.

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Denise A., survivor of child sexual abuse

Inglish

"I'm an Advocate... are you? "

This epidemic will not change until we talk about it. It needs to be discussed at every opportunity and in every community. Thatís why wherever I go, whatever I do, I talk about the important work of Day One and how each and every one of us can make stopping sexual violence part of our everyday lives.

READ INGLISH'S STORY »

Inglish Morgan-Gardner, Ph.D., educator, board of directors, advocate

Jane

"Itís Time to Shed the Shame."

It is my hope that survivors of sexual assault can learn from my journey and realize that you too can heal but you need to reach out and share your voice.

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Jane Johnson, 55, survivor of sexual assault

Kelsey

"I Decided to Survive."

Sexual violence can happen anywhere and to anyone, and I am living proof. I kept the multiple assaults a secret for years, and it almost killed me, until I made the decision to survive. Now, Iím working with One Voice and Day One to tell my story and join the fight to stop sexual violence.

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Kelsey, 21, survivor

Mary

"Speak Out."

They took my childhood, my innocence, my self-respect and my trust, and left me always feeling as I though I was less than others. There was, however, a part of me that always wanted better for myself.

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Mary Byrne, 64, Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse

Pasco

"I broke my silence. Will you?"

Child sexual abuse is more than just a physical experience. The emotional scar it leaves is permanent. While nothing will ever make me forget the abuse, sharing my story has helped me get over the anger and the hurt. Now, Iím working with Day One to show other child sexual abuse victims that theyíre not alone, and tell members of our community why they need to talk about this issue.

READ PASCO'S STORY »

Pasco Troia, survivor of clergy abuse

Bo

"I never, ever
gave up."

Sexual abuse among men is more prevalent than anyone realizes. It's just that not many of us talk about it. As someone who survived sexual abuse through most of my childhood, I'm working with Day One to tell my story in hopes of getting other men to start talking about this silent epidemic.

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Bo, survivor of child sexual abuse

Tricia

"Trust Your Instincts."

Child sexual abuse is something that stays with you forever, even if you donít acknowledge it ever happened. After finally freeing myself from the burden of my secret, I am no longer ashamed of my past. Now, I am committed to helping others realize that there is hope and help on the other side of pain. Itís never too late to heal, and everyone deserves the chance to have a happy ending.

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Tricia Gilmore, 38, survivor of childhood sexual abuse

Sandy

"I am speaking out to end the cycle of violence."

During one session she (my therapist) asked me if I had been sexually abused. I sobbed uncontrollably. I shared with her my experiences and the abuse I had endured -- it was an enormous relief. Thatís when my healing began.

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Sandy, 57, Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse

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