Celebrities Who Survived Sexual Assaults

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The memory lingers, but they refuse to remain victims

While it appears that sexual violence has fallen in the United States because of education, stricter laws, and a greater emphasis on gender equality, an American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Many of those people are under the age of 12. Most of those victims will be assaulted by someone close to them, like a friend of the family or a person from their extended family.

Race, wealth, and fame don’t make much of a difference to the abuser.┬áThese famous men and women were abused in thier lifetimes, but they were able to move on, telling their stories so that others may be able to escape a similar fate.

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These women and men have had to find strength to move on with their lives