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A book the helped one girl when she needed it the most

In Seattle, a girl’s encounter with a book changed her life. After reading Sharon Draper’s Forged by Fire, she was inspired to speak up about her own abuse by a former PE teacher. He had molested the girls in her family. “They had told only one another about McGee's assaults; one later told authorities that she had told her mother, but nothing was done, and that she figured no adult would believe her.” Then she read Draper’s book.

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