“What you’re going through is a season” with Heaven

Episode 8 May 26, 2021 00:46:46
“What you’re going through is a season” with Heaven
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“What you’re going through is a season” with Heaven
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Show Notes

Meet Heaven: KCSARC Speakers Bureau member, the mother of survivors of abuse, and an outspoken advocate for sexual assault awareness. Seven years ago, Heaven’s daughter disclosed that she was experiencing sexual abuse by her father for years, and since then, Heaven has worked to support her family through the healing process. In this first part of a conversation with Heaven, she will share her story and a message for others who are parenting survivors of child sexual abuse.

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If you or a loved one have experienced sexual assault or abuse, you are not alone; there are resources to support you in your healing process. Visit http://RAINN.org to find support near you.

Intro & Outro Music: “Blue Skies” by Silent Partner

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