For The Past Three Years, I Have Been Silently Fighting My Sexual Assault Case

I am a first-generation UCLA graduate and a Latina sexual assault survivor. For the past three years, I have been silently fighting my sexual assault case in the complex criminal justice system against my attacker. Today, three years, one month and four days later, I have won my sexual assault case. Today I have been deemed victorious in the eyes of the law. Still,  as I’ve come to learn in the wake of #MeToo and the countless brave voices before me, is that my story and my win are not mine alone.

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