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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SASSU!

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Today is SASSU's Birthday. Today, my baby is 3 years strong. 
It is almost unbelievable to think that I have come this far. It is almost as if my rape never happened. I say that because of this: There was a time when I did not think that I would live to see my organization launch April 10, 2011 so  April 10, 2013 was the furthest from my mind. It is almost as if I've had a bad dream and now I've awaken. Let me be clear, I am not trying to make anyone feel bad about still healing from their experience with rape, molestation or sexual violence. I am just speaking what holds true for me. Today, I am still healing but I am so much better than I was some years ago. I do still have triggers, I do have moments of sadness but those moments pass and I am okay again. 
Today, my baby is 3 years strong. When I initially launched SASSU, I had NO CLUE as to what I was getting myself into. I knew that I wanted to heal. I knew that I wanted to spea…