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Content Warning: The information found below has the potential to hurt or retraumatize others. Please prepare to read about the difficult topic of domestic violence. I am Cheryl Fields, one of six dynamic and diverse women that are the National Federation of the Blind Survivor Task Force.
I have had several times in my life when, either through my own bad decisions or the occasional unfairness that is a part of it, I have needed the assistance of a therapist. Finding one isn't hard; finding a good one can be extremely difficult.
Content warning: This article mentions instances of abuse and sexual assault. If you are a victim or survivor of sexual assault and are in need of support, you can call the National Sexual Assault Hotline provided by RAINN at 800.656.HOPE (4673).
Content warning: The following letter addresses sensitive topics regarding sexual misconduct and violence. Dear Fellow Federationists:
Originalmente, este mensaje fue embiado a lideres de la Federacion para celebrar nuestro aniversario el lunes 16 de noviembre.
I originally wrote the below post to Federation leaders for our anniversary which was November 16.
As the nation awakened to the realization in mid-March that COVID-19 was about to have a profound effect on our daily lives, I was acutely aware of the consequences of not obeying proper health protocols.
Stepping aside from all the dysfunction happening in this world today, it is apparent how a lot of general thinking in the world works.
I arrived at the LAX airport at approximately 11:15 p.m. and was scheduled to depart on the 12:40 a.m. flight to Charlotte, North Carolina.