According to the latest campus climate survey, 21 percent of female students reported that someone had unwanted sexual contact with them since they began their career at Doane. The Metoo movement that brought to light the reality that sexual assault is more prevalent than society thought has found its way to the college on the hill. Senior Shaylee Burr said she had been seeing someone older than her and they had only hung out once before. She said the two were just hanging out and the man had insinuated that he had wanted more to happen. The abuse for Burr did not start in college but when she was four year old when a family friend touched her inappropriately.
Our friends Chad and Jenni owned the house and usually invited us along to go with them. We had been to their cabin about 6 times and really enjoyed the relaxing nature of the trip. Anna, my wife, had become very good friends with Jenni the past couple of years and they really get along well with each other.
Survive child sexual abuse? Is that the best we can say, "I'm surviving? Wayne Kritzberg's point in The Invisible Wound.