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Survivors Of Sex Abuse Share Their Stories On Subway Flyers

September 30, 2018 - 2:16 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Survivors are using flyers placed in subway stations to explain why they didn’t report sexual abuse.

The flyers were placed in stations across the city by college classmates, Ha Jung Song, 25, and Bowook Yoon, 26.

“We want all the brave survivors to know they are not alone and their stories are valid,” the two told the Daily News. They said they also want the posters to serve as a form of empowerment.

One survivor wrote: “Because he was a policeman.”

Another explained: “Because people would believe him more.”

The posters have popped up in stations like Times Square and Bedford-Avenue in Brooklyn.

Song and Yoon, who are students at the School of Visual Arts, also have an Instagram account dedicated to photos of the signs.

Over the past couple of years, survivors have rallied around hashtags like #MeToo and #TimesUp and a stream of powerful men have been accused of abuse, among them Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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