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Here Is the Powerful Letter the Stanford Victim Read Aloud to Her Attacker

Katie J.M. Baker BuzzFeed News
A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have 'a severe impact on him,' according to a judge. At his sentencing Thursday, his victim read him a letter describing the 'severe impact' the assault had on her. I want the judge to know that he ignited a tiny fire... This is not a story of another drunk college hook-up with poor decision making. Assault is not an accident.
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