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Shelter Me

My Rape Doesn’t Define Me

Alyssa Royse’s experience with rape helped her find strength and individuality, and a message of hope.

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By Alyssa Royse

I’ve spoken and written about my rape so many times that it’s downright passé to me at this point. It is one of many things that happened in my life that made me who I am. I give it, really, no more weight…

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