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How Chanel Miller Let Go of Shame After Releasing Her Statement

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In 2015, Chanel Miller was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner as she lay intoxicated and unconscious on the Stanford University campus. After feeling shamed by the press and public opinion, Chanel took a chance and released her 12-page victim impact statement to the website, Buzzfeed. Within 4 days, more than 10 million people had read Chanel's statement. By sharing her brutally honest and raw emotions, Chanel's words sent shockwaves through the country. Her statement is credited for bringing a long-overdue, new perspective on rape, sexual assault and victims' rights. Here, Chanel opens up to Oprah about how releasing her statement helped dissolve her shame.
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