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A friend of mine shared this post on Twitter today about something one of her friend’s witnessed in NYC last night, and I felt it was important for us to post it on here - as a way of both getting the word out and seeing if anyone has any way of helping the situation (blogging, writing an article, knowledge of a missing person, etc.) Please share if you can - there has to be something we can do to help. It is possible to get in touch with the original source - please first email it to projectunbreakable@gmail.com and we will forward it to her. 

The posters read:

Me: “I need to leave my clothes on.” I pushed his hands away repeatedly.

Him: “Let me lick you just once,” as he yanked my pants off

"You have herpes." — doctor, 6 days later.

"Dear Rachel, 

Thank you for reaching out and courageously sharing your story with me. I am so sorry this happen to you. And this is not your fault. I would like your permission to share your email with ______, so she can help you. You are not alone.

Mariska”

— Mariska Hargitay, from SVU, 1 month later

Photographed in New York, NY on October 9th, 2013.

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