After Rape, Woman Tells of Unusual Path to Healing

Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter Joanna Connors was raped in 1984. Over the course of twenty years, she struggled to reclaim her life, and put her attacker behind bars.

A series of writings by the reporter, "Beyond Rape: A Survivor's Journey, " takes readers inside Connor's trauma and describes how her life has changed since. In a recent interview, the woman behind the story talks about her path to healing, and the surprising things she discovered about her attacker along the way.



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