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From: Lauren Brill
Charity: Bella Abzug Leadership Institute
In April of 2017, before the MeToo movement, I wrote an open letter to sexual assault survivors, sharing details about an attack where two strangers drugged and abused a 16-year-old high school student. The attack was cut short when the young girl’s limp body fell off the bed. The attackers, I believe, thought she might have died from the drugs they gave her. They panicked and quickly left the scene. That 16-year-old, who then crawled out the room looking for help, was me