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‘I felt that it was my fault': A rape survivor’s story

Clip: 09/21/2018 | 7m 7s Video has closed captioning.

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh have compelled people to share their own experiences with sexual assault and why they didn't come forward. When Chessy Prout was a freshman in high school, she was raped by a classmate. She spoke to authorities, brought charges and suffered a backlash. The author of “I Have the Right To,” Prout joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the shame she experienced.

Aired: 09/21/18

Rating: NR

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