322 The Strength & Power Of His Story w. Tommy Williams of Tommy Talks

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I had the honor of having Tommy Williams on my show. I can't tell Tommy's story for him, so I am posting his message so that you know and remember who Tommy is. He's an inspiration and I hope his story impacts the world.

Tommy's Message: My name is Tommy. I am 14 years old. I am also a survivor of child-on-child rape, incest, and sexual assault. My perpetrator was my 13 year old half-brother. I was 8 years old when it all started and almost 10 when I disclosed. I started speaking publicly when I was 13. I want other kids to know it is not their fault!

No matter what your abuser tells you, someone will listen. You are not alone! I told another kid at play practice. He told adults. Tell everyone...principals, counselors, teachers, lunch ladies, neighbors, friends, parents of friends, or any adult. Someone will listen.

Follow Tommy's journey as he raises awareness. facebook.com/TommyTalksPA/

Help is available National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free. Confidential. 24/7. Call 800.656.HOPE

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