I made the call

From the age of 3 to 11 I was sexually manipulated and abused by my step grandfather. I don’t remember each episode but the ones I do remember are vivid and I can describe the oddest things. Specifically, the chair he sat me in was moss green with a rough...

There was a lot of secrecy and shame

Hello, my name is Catherine Annette. I am writing to tell you that NO ONE deserves to be hurt in any way–physically, emotionally or mentally. If you are in a situation where someone is hurting you, the most important thing you can do is reach out for help. Call...