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There’s just so much I have to be grateful for from 2016, friends.

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus

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An Open Letter from a Survivor

I ask you to read this piece – each and every excruciatingly painful and hopeful word – and to consider how to stand with the survivors of sexual assault in your life or how to take care of yourself if you are a survivor yourself.