In November 2012, 15-year-old Garfield High student Emily Miller (pseudonym) was raped while on a field-trip for her Seattle school. The rape was so brutal, she was hospitalized. Her alleged rapist returned to school, she never did.
Emily was on a three-day school trip to a National Park when a little late night talking in bed with a boy took scary turn. She had sneaked out of her room to…
As a victim myself, I know this is completely true. There was ample evidence for my attacker to be convicted and yet he still walks free. This is not acceptable. There is something wrong with our society’s justice system, yet there’s nothing we can do about it. And now, at y school, I’m not allowed to carry MACE because it’s considered a weapon. The one thing that brings me a sliver of comfort, knowing j can somehow defend myself, has been taken away from me. This is ridiculous. Emily, love, I am so sorry for what happened to you. If you ever get a chance to read this, I hope you know I, and many others, support you. Stay strong love, because you’re a fighter.
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Speed of Pain- Marilyn Manson