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Experiences Shared

These are some of the experiences of child sexual abuse shared with the Truth Project by victims and survivors. All names and identifying details have been changed.

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The‌ ‌Inquiry‌ ‌has‌ ‌taken‌ ‌the‌ ‌difficult decision‌‌ to‌ ‌stop‌ holding face to face Truth Project sessions‌ ‌at‌ ‌this‌ ‌time, after carefully considering the Government's guidance. Other methods of sharing are still available.

Ryder wants to acknowledge what happened to him in the past, then try and be positive

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Ryder was sexually abused by a teacher at a faith boarding school. 

His parents were pleased that he won a scholarship to attend the school, and he thinks this is one reason why he felt unable to speak out about the abuse.

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