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Molested By Two Uncles

AT THE AGE OF 6, 7 MAYBE 8, I AM NOT SURE, MY TWO UNCLES BOTH 28 AND 30 YEARS OLD STARTED MOLESTING ME. IT STARTED BY THEM COMING TO MY HOUSE WHERE MY 16 YEAR OLD SISTER WAS IN CHARGE OF THE FAMILY AS MY MOTHER HAD MOVED TWO HOURS AWAY WITH HER NEW BOYFRIEND. THEY WOULD COME TO MY HOUSE AND CLIMB INTO BED WITH ME NEARLY TEN OR ELEVEN O CLOCK AT NIGHT. AFTER HAVING THEIR WAY WITH ME, THEY WOULD GET UP, PUT ON THEIR CLOTHES AND LEAVE TO GO TWO DOORS DOWN TO THEIR SISTER’S HOUSE WHERE THEY BOTH LIVED. THE SEXUAL ASSAULTS CONTINUED UNTIL MY MOTHER MOVED THE REMAINING OF US TO THE TOWN THAT SHE WAS LIVING WITH HER BOYFRIEND. I AT THAT TIME WAS 13 YEARS OLD.

MY UNCLES WERE SEPARATE DR JEKYL AND MR HYDE. ONE NIGHT I JUMPED OUT OF BED, KNOCKED ON MY SISTER’S DOOR AND CRYING, BEGGED HER TO MAKE MY UNCLE LEAVE ME ALONE. HE CORNERED ME THE NEXT DAY IN MY HOUSE, AND PUNCHED ME A FEW TIMES, SAYING “I OUGHT TO KICK YOUR ASS, TRYING TO TELL ON ME.” IN AN ATTEMPT TO COVER UP AND KEEP HIMSELF IN THE CLEAR, HE BEGAN TO TELL MY FAMILY THAT I AN 8 YEAR OLD BOY WAS DOING PERVERTED THINGS TO HIM. MY MOTHER WAS TOLD THIS, AND UPON HER TRIP HOME, ONE NIGHT, WHIPPED ME WITH AN EXTENSION CORD AS I WAS GETTING OUT OF THE BATH TUB, SOAKING WET. MY AUNT, HIS SISTER BEGAN TELLING MY COUSINS OF NEARLY THE SAME AGE, THAT SOMETHING WAS WRONG AND THAT THEY SHOULD WATCH ME. IF A 8 YEAR OLD BOY WAS TRULY DOING THIS THINGS TO A 28 YEAR OLD, WHY DIDN’T SOMEONE CALL ME, WHO WAS THE MOST LOVED AND RESPECTABLE BOY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.

THIS STORY IS ENTIRELY TRUE.

I DON’T HAVE ANY ILL FEELINGS TOWARDS MY UNCLES, DEAD OR ALIVE, BUT I DO PRAY THAT GOD DEALS WITH THEM FOR WHAT WAS DONE TO ME. ESPECIALLY MY ABUSIVE UNCLE. HE HAS FATHERED TWO CHILDREN, AND NOW LIVES WITH MY COUSIN AND HER SIX CHILDREN, THREE OF THEM BOYS, AND I WONDER WHAT HE IS DOING TO THEM. I PRAY ALL IS WELL, BUT I KNOW THAT GOD IS DEALING WITH MY UNCLE, BECAUSE HE CAN’T EVEN LOOK ME STRAIGHT IN THE EYE, WHEN WE MEET AT FUNERALS.
I WANT OTHERS TO KNOW THIS:

IF YOU HEAR OF A CHILD IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, THAT IS BEING ACCUSED OF DOING THE THINGS THAT I WAS ACCUSED OF, AND AT SUCH AND EARLY AGE, NONETHELESS, PLEASE TAKE SOME ACTION, IF IT IS NO MORE THAN TO CALL THAT CHILD ASIDE AND ASK HIM IF HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT ANYTHING. IF SOME ADULT HAD ASKED ME WHAT WAS GOING, IF MY SISTER AND BROTHER-IN-LAW AND MY MOTHER HAD SIMPLY TALKED TO THEIR LOVED ON, MAYBE I WOULD HAVE TURNED OUT A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY IN LIFE. NOT DISAPPOINTED IN HOW MY LIFE TURNED OUT AT ALL, SIMPLY WOULD HATE TO THINK THAT ANY OTHER PERSON WOULD HAVE TO ENDURE SUCH AN EPIDEMIC.

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  • Alissa

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