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Rape Survivor Reclaims Her Power by Helping Others

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Taylor Walker, a 22-year-old who was raped last year, volunteers at the Nashville Sexual Assault Center as an advocate for rape survivors. She wants to help change a culture that has allowed sexual violence to continue, in part by destroying the stigma so often felt by rape survivors. "There is a lot of stigma and shame still tied to rape and sexual assault. There is something to be gained from sharing our story," says Taylor, who plans to attend law school to go into criminal justice work.

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