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  • 23 August 2019
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Read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ì Chanel Miller Chanel Miller Ì 2 Free read Know My Name Characters ↠ 2 Nal justice system designed to fail the most vulnerable and ultimately shines with the courage reuired to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful lifeKnow My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing It also introduces readers to an extraordinary writer one whose words have already changed our world Entwining pain resilience and humor this memoir will stand as a modern classic Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestUsually I can finish a book in just a few hours This book took me over twenty days to read Reading it was a highly unpleasant emotionally exhausting experience and I kept having to put it aside Chanel Miller in case you don t know who she is is the woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner whose victim impact statement went viral when she was still Jane Doe Like many other women I was following that trial closely and was shocked and disgusted at how many people leaped to Turner s defense because he was a Stanford boi and a good swimmer whereas the girl he attacked was drunk and wearing a dress When Chanel Miller revealed her identity the fact that she was a person of color and he was white added a whole new layer of discrimination to an already heinous and unforgivable actChanel Miller is brave Not just for writing this book although also that but for confronting her attacker for facing him in court for undergoing the rape kit test for doing everything she did while trying to get herself some justice She was brave for making it through her horrible ordeal for her poise when internet commenters tried to tear her down She was brave for owning her life and trying to reclaim herselfKNOW MY NAME gives the details of the night as Miller remembers it as well as some of the accounts from people who remember the parts of it she didn t In KNOW we get to know Chanel Miller as a person apart from her attack and how the assault the shock the trial and its aftermath affected her The trial is honestly one of the hardest parts to read I started crying in some parts because I was so angry for her When the defense tried to play her off as some silly little girl I wanted to scream Her outrage at Trump s infamous grab em by the pussy statement and how horrifically similar it was to her own attacker s cavalier attitude toward women and consent was truly nauseating and reflected the outrage a lot of survivors felt at seeing that boor take officeThere are also a few bright spots Joe Biden wrote her a touching letter Hillary Clinton used a uote from Miller s statement in her memoir WHAT HAPPENED Many women spoke out in support of her and her family and boyfriend were so lovely and wonderful in how uneuivocally they stood by her side I also got that sense that she felt powerfully vindicated by the MeToo movement and seeing so many women come forward even though the sheer number has grievous implications on how we as a society protect victims from abusers and prevent infrastructure that facilitates abuseSo after all this I m sure you re wondering if the book is THAT important why only three stars Because this book is so weighty so harrowing so dark reading it made me feel incredibly shitty And while I think that shitty feeling is something to hold on to and think about and remember whenever a woman comes forward about her abuser I really did not enjoy the book all that much I m giving it three stars because I loved the message and that Miller felt like she could share it and herself with us and I liked the writing style but this is not a book that should be read for pleasure and I would strongly encourage rape and sexual assault survivors to read this with caution as it contains many potential triggers that I think could be incredibly upsettingLike other critical reviewers of this memoir I also felt that it was long and unevenly paced I get that real life does not always move linearly like a story and that a sexual assault survivor shouldn t have to edit or censor their account to benefit the public but as a reader the length made it very difficult to get through especially considering the heaviness of the content I definitely think this memoir should be read by many others but please make sure you re in the right mental space to do soI m glad Chanel Miller told us her name3 stars

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Read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ì Chanel Miller Chanel Miller Ì 2 Free read Know My Name Characters ↠ 2 Iven them the courage to share their own experiences of assault for the first timeNow she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma transcendence and the power of words It was the perfect case in many ways–there were eyewitnesses Turner ran away physical evidence was immediately secured But her struggles with isolation and shame during the aftermath and the trial reveal the oppression victims face in even the best case scenarios Her story illuminates a culture biased to protect perpetrators indicts a crimi i am a victim i have no ualms with this word only with the idea that it is all that i am previously known as emily doe when her victim impact statement was released chanel miller reclaims her name and identity proving that she is than just a victim in this powerful and heartbreakingly necessary memoir this is one of the most difficult books i have ever read i was completely beside myself not just because of the sensitive content but because of the injustice of it all i cant even begin to describe the depth of my anger and hatred towards the unfair treatment sexual assault victims receive my pain was never valuable than his potential this sentence should NEVER be someones reality and the grace with which chanel copes with and elegantly narrates such an unfathomable trauma is truly inspiring it shows us that we must do better we must be better in a society that so corruptly mistreats survivors of sexual assaultfor those of you who have suffered sexual assault and have been failed or discredited by a system that is suppose to protect you you matter you are believed your life is just as important as anyone elses and you are not defined by the worst thing that has happened to you you are than just a victim 5 stars

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Read Ñ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ì Chanel Miller Chanel Miller Ì 2 Free read Know My Name Characters ↠ 2 She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford’s campus Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed where it instantly went viral–viewed by eleven million people within four days it was translated globally and read on the floor of Congress; it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case Thousands wrote to say that she had g This is the best memoir I ve read so far Miller thoroughly combs through the exhausting process of reporting rape and reliving trauma through frustratingly slow and dehumanizing trials I appreciate that she makes connections to how victims of police brutality are treated and similarly blamed and put through the wringer of the justice system I am amazed by how she is able to articulate all of her thoughts memories and gut wrenching emotions in such a beautiful and metaphorical way The writing is incredibly thoughtful and so many lines made me go wow Seriously amazing