Hope lies in our response to despair - the evil victims can do.
**I should have posted this link initially, but here it is - The forgiveness project - teaching an alternative to hate.**
I was a victim, became a survivor, then slowly, painfully, I became just a person.
At last my future was no longer already written by the pen of my past; no longer an inevitable consequence of my history; no longer one of 'overcoming' and therefore still being defined by my trauma.