On Reclaiming Mom’s Birthday.
This episode of ‘Life As She Knows It’ comes with a significant **Trigger Warning**.
Graphic depictions of sexual assault are discussed and may not be suitable for some listeners.
Practice self-care, talk to friends and family, or listen in segments.
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Kim’s account of May 12th, 2006 in the previous episode was from her perspective as the victim of rape. But today, the often-overlooked vicarious trauma that secondary victims endure is explained.
A special guest interview with Kim’s mom, Deb is brought to you today, May 12th, in honor of her birthday. She chronicles her experience the day of her daughter’s assault–through the eyes of parents.