By Liz Seccuro
In September 2005, Liz Seccuro's global grew to become the other way up while she obtained an apology letter from the fellow who had raped her twenty-two years past. The rape, which happened whilst she was once a seventeen-year-old freshman on the collage of Virginia, was once stated to the campus police, yet their inquiry led nowhere. the guy accused of raping her left the collage quickly after, and Seccuro attempted to place the incident in the back of her, beginning a company and a kinfolk, yet like every survivors of trauma, the reminiscence used to be by no means faraway from the surface.
The letter introduced all of it again. Seccuro bravely started an electronic mail correspondence together with her rapist to aim to appreciate what occurred, and why. because the correspondence endured, Seccuro chanced on the braveness to do what must have been performed all these years earlier-prosecute him. She began to appear on nationwide tv and radio to discuss the case. numerous crime dramas and a John Grisham novel, The Associate, have been in accordance with her event. She had came across how to finish a bad tale, yet as soon as judicial court cases all started, she discovered that what she notion happened at that UV A frat social gathering used to be in simple terms the top of the iceberg. The research published at the least different assailants, various onlookers, and a wall of silence one of the fraternity contributors that endured twenty years later.
Liz Seccuro's inspiring, unflinching memoir is ready experiencing bad trauma-and the facility of justice to heal.