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Another powerful story of evil and redemption in real life, experienced and written by real people. Take heed, ffolkes, this shames all of us who are not the victims, as long as we do not act…..

Originally posted on Love, Life, and Relationships: Overcoming Emotional and Child Sexual Abuse:

“You are not the victim once you start telling your story, you are the victor!” – Johnnetta Mcswain

Emmy Award Winning, Johnnetta Mcswain is a woman to which I hold high regard. I am not fascinated by her story. I am overwhelmed by the desire to cry without ceasing. Her story is one that is more common than I would like to acknowledge.

In the commonality of her story feel no numbness, we should feel every single painful memory, and experience with a violent commitment to eradicate child sexual abuse in families. The secret you keep is not a secret at all.

Johnnetta Mcswain, Author

Here is a quick excerpt from her book: Rising Above the Stars

My Dirty Little Secret:

“My momma disappeared for weeks at a time, leaving us at my grandmomma’s house. This was when the sexual abuse started at the hands of my three uncles, and occasionally my…

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  1. I’m always so in awe of folks who make themselves vulnerable in order to tell their story. There is so much to learn from them. Thanks for sharing this. And thanks for stopping by my post.

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