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Joanna Wright, 58, and Tara Cummings, 47, spoke about their time at New Bethany Home for Girls during a StoryCorps conversation. Both women have testified that they were abused at the Louisiana school. Morgan Feigal-Stickles/StoryCorps hide caption

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Finding Strength In Shared Stories Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Her Seizures Looked Like Epilepsy, But Her Brain Looked Fine

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Larry Nassar listens to victim impact statements prior to being sentenced after being accused of molesting more than 140 women and girls while he was a physician for Team USA and Michigan State University. Nassar has pleaded guilty in Ingham County, Mich., to sexually assaulting seven girls, but the judge is allowing all of his accusers to speak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In the wake of the "Me Too" movement, more victims of sexual harassment and assault continue to come forward. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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In The Wake Of #MeToo, More Victims Seek Help For Repressed Trauma

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A new Illinois state law aims to take advantage of the close relationships people often have with beauty professionals, and train stylists to recognize signs of abuse. Getty Images/Westend61 hide caption

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With New Law, Illinois Stylists Join The Fight Against Domestic Violence

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at the government offices in Sydney on July 10. On Tuesday, Turnbull called for an investigation into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the northern part of the country. Rick Rycroft/AP hide caption

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Proponents of arbitration say the system is more efficient than going to court for both sides, but arbitration can be costly, too. And a 2009 study showed the typical awards in nursing home cases are about 35 percent lower than the plaintiff would get if the case went to court. Heinz Linke/Westend61/Corbis hide caption

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Suing A Nursing Home Could Get Easier Under Proposed Federal Rules

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