The forgiveness had opened the door to healing. It was not only forgiveness of him; I had to forgive myself too.
The River and the Sea: A Story of Forgiveness by Julia Laughlin.
When Julia Laughlin was 21, she was raped and tortured by a man she knew and had trusted. In this memoir, written over 30 years later, Julia writes with candor and honesty about how the attack affected her as a woman and mother, and the legacy it left on her daughter. She hopes her story will help others whose lives have been marred by sexual violence find a way to heal.
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