Chosen: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood

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A work of shattering, almost unbearable radiance … This is a book that will save lives.

—JUNOT DÍAZ, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

A searing and singular account of how a young boy’s experience of abuse reverberates through his life … 

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Chosen: A Memoir of Stolen Boyhood
Stephen Mills, Author

AT AGE THIRTEEN, I was sexually assaulted by a highly respected member of the community. My boyhood experience is all too common. The only unusual part is that I decided to write a book about it. —Stephen Mills

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Amen. I would only add that if the perpetrator was/is shielded by an institution, then it TOO must do repentance: reckon with its failure, bear witness, and seek justice for survivors. Way too many Jewish orgs shun the victim—or worse—and add to the trauma. @SheilaKatz1 twitter.com/SheilaKatz1/st…

About 2 weeks ago from Stephen Mills's Twitter via Twitter Web App

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