‘This Is Not Our Shame’: Five Survivors of Jeffrey Epstein’s Abuse On Trauma, Justice, And Sisterhood


‘This Is Not Our Shame’: Five Survivors of Jeffrey Epstein’s Abuse On Trauma, Justice, And Sisterhood

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The women should never have met.

Virginia Giuffre lives in Australia with her husband and three children. Teresa Helm, a mother of two, spent time in her 20s in New York and California but now resides in Ohio. Rachel Benavidez moves around for work—she’s a travel nurse. But her home base is in New Mexico. Marijke Chartouni lives in Washington State. Sarah Ransome is in Spain.

Still, in late October the five women—four in person, Ransome on the line from Barcelona—gathered in New York to share their stories with Glamour. It was this group’s first face-to-face conversation ever, a fact belied by the ease among them. One holds a mirror so the other can touch up her lipstick. Two share a plate of food. Giuffre brushes lint off Benavidez’s jacket. The closeness looks like decades-old friendship; in the room, it feels like sisterhood. View full article by clicking here →

via Anger Over Handling Of Sexual Abuse Inquiry At Devon Nursery

‘This Is Not Our Shame’: Five Survivors of Jeffrey Epstein’s Abuse On Trauma, Justice, And Sisterhood

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