231: What if they all betrayed you?

“I was just terrified, just the not knowing what was happening or what was even going on in my own body…and I was so confused and hurt and scared.”

 

Producers: Whit Missildine, Sara Marinelli

 

Episode Summary: Just before coming into adolescence, a young girl experiences an unspeakable trauma, but a bigger horror begins once she reveals her secret.

 

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Content/Trigger Warnings: rape, sexual abuse of a minor, threats of extreme violence, explicit language

 

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Intro Music: "Illabye" – Tipper

Music Bed: “Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere

 

Services

If you or someone you know is struggling with the effects of trauma or mental illness, please refer to the following resources.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

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