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S. Jane Gari lives in Elgin, South Carolina with her husband and daughter. Her nonfiction has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. In addition to her upcoming memoir, Losing the Dollhouse, she has also co-written Flush This Book, a collection of humorous essays.

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Sexual Abuse Memoirs: They're Still Relevant

When I started this blog, I wanted to start a conversation relevant to my memoir, but I was afraid I would exhaust the subject--or that the subject would exhaust me. The sad truth is the topic of sexual abuse, assault, harassment, and molestation cannot be exhausted. At least not in our current society.

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Description: This is the prologue to my memoir which recounts the fallout after I told my mother about my stepfather's sexual advances and emotional abuse.
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