Ten Foot Pole (2 of 4)

Episode two of Silent Evidence: One woman’s story of childhood sexual abuse.

In episode two, Tennessee tries to reconcile with the abuse that she suffered. From performance art to installations to hair-brained schemes, Tennessee feels a little better every time she asks people to listen to her story. However, she has underestimated Dr. Youseffi’s impact on her life. She decides to confront him at the gym.   

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Produced by Tennessee Watson and Kaitlin Prest with The Heart. Editing by Sharon Mashihi.

This project was made possible with funding from the IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists.

Image art by Jen Ng.