Every witness testimony encourages other victims Now, though, that taboo is crumbling, and light is being shone into the darkest corners of society. A recent survey drew the appalling conclusion that one in 10 people in France has been abused by a member of their family. This terrible statistic is now being given a face: "I was 13 years old…" "It was my brother…" "I was 5; it was my mother's brother. Within seconds I was suddenly 100 years old" "I thought it was my fault…" … [Read more...] about Opinion: #MeTooInceste — A blind spot, not just in France
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Answer 40 - Harper Lee grew up a tomboy in Alabama, went to a girl's college, and worked as a clerk before deciding to dive fully into her writing. Lee found herself an agent after writing some long stories; from there, her friends gifted her a year's worth of wages in order to allow her to do nothing but write. In that year Lee completed To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the most famous works in American literary history. … [Read more...] about 50 Famous Quotes and the Surprising Writers Behind Them
Answer #23: Who is Valentina Tereshkova? Tereshkova registered as a cosmonaut in 1962 and became the first woman ever to go into space a year later. Her mission had navigation software errors, but Tereshkova overcame them and became recognized as a national hero. Tereshkova is now a member of the State Duma, a house of the federal assembly in Russia. … [Read more...] about Can You Solve These Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Clues About World History?
CNN reported that Polanski's attorneys argued that the 42 days he spent in jail while awaiting sentencing for the 1977 crime, as well as the 10 months he was held in custody in Switzerland in 2009 while facing extradition to the U.S., should count as time served. … [Read more...] about Roman Polanski Denied No Jail Plea If He Returns to the U.S.