A targeted assault: Sheila’s story

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Season 3 Episode 1

Sheila was raped at a garden party when she was 62. She’s a retired nurse, a mother and grandmother. In episode 1 of this two part backstory, Sheila talks about the build up and how she believes she was targeted. Movingly, she describes the attack itself and we hear how best friend Bridget helped her to move forwards in the aftermath. Episode 2 of Sheila’s story airs next week.

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