A local film, inspired by a true story, joins the global movement to shine light on the issue of rape. PLUS: Learn more about what is unfolding this month for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
“It’s like cloudy vision,” Deborah Allen says, her eyes glistening with the hint of tears.
Her voice catches as she continues to explain why it is still so difficult, at nearly 60 years old, to talk about being raped at the age of 15.
“I had a 12-year-old client tell me once that it feels like a wall,” she goes on. “That’s what it feels like. It’s like the body is trying to protect my memory.”