“It’s OK to Tell:” A Thriving Survivor

“Lauren Book grew up in what looked like a stable upper class home. But over six years, Lauren was sexually and physically abused by the family’s female nanny. Her memoir It’s OK to Tell challenges commonly held ideas about sexual abuse, and she speaks with host Michel Martin. (Advisory: This segment may not be suitable for all audiences.)”

Below is the audio segment.  Here’s the link to the transcript as found on NPR.org.

http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=150286297&m=150286288&t=audio

” True surviving does not begin until the perpetrator is out of the survivor’s life. That’s when true healing and the work really, really begins…”

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