Since O, The Oprah Magazine first reported on the epidemic of rape and violence against women in the Congo two years ago, your response has been overwhelming. You were inspired by these women's stories of horror, and answered the call with postcards and donations to Women for Women International, the intrepid organization that's been helping to put these Congolese victims back on their feet.

How are these brave survivors doing today? The healing is slow, but they have survived what in the Congo is now being called the deadliest crisis since World War II—and they want to thank you.


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