T.D. Jakes, a minister who counsels abused women all over the world, appraised these sisters' situation. "The conflict, emotionally, had to be overwhelming, because there's a natural instinct to love the father. And yet, when you're violated, you're emotionally confused. You think that if you go public, people will reject you, that somehow it's your fault. But that is what gave him the power. They're invisible walls, but they're very high walls and very difficult to climb over."