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Sexual Abuse Is Terrifying To A Child. One Survivor Is Responding With Something Even Scarier.

Meet Sasha. His father is a videographer, and he captured over 200 hours of home movies of the family, spanning decades. Both Sasha and his father experienced one of the worst nightmares a kid can go through, all at the hands of some family members. But what he wants to do is document the changes it made to him and his family via his dad's home movies that were filmed in the years before, during, and after the abuse. It sounds horrifying and enlightening and beautifully healing, all at the same time.

Sexual Abuse Is Terrifying To A Child. One Survivor Is Responding With Something Even Scarier.

This article originally appeared on 01.09.18


Why should a superintendent get a raise while teachers in the same district struggling to make ends meet see their paychecks flatline — year after year after year?

Teacher Deyshia Hargrave begged the question. Minutes later, she was handcuffed and placed in the backseat of a cop car.

The scene was captured below by YouTube user Chris Rosa, who attended a board meeting for Vermilion Parish Schools in Louisiana.

You can watch Hargrave begin speaking about 33 seconds in. The situation starts becoming contentious around 6:35 minutes. Hargrave is arrested at 8:35, and then walked outside in handcuffs and placed in the back of police vehicle. (Story continues below.)



"We work very hard with very little to maintain the salaries that we have," Hargrave, who teaches middle school language arts, said during a public comment portion of the meeting, stating that she's seen classroom sizes balloon during her time at the school with no increased compensation. "We're meeting those goals, while someone in that position of leadership [the superintendent] is getting raise? It's a sad, sad day to be a teacher in Vermilion Parish."

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