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Sun Oct 23, 2016, 03:41 AM

South Dakota Democrat reveals rape in condemning Trump

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) South Dakota's Democratic U.S. House candidate on Tuesday shared the story of her sexual assault in condemning Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for making predatory comments about women in 2005.

Paula Hawks wrote in an essay published on the website Medium that condoning such behavior enables it at colleges and in the workplace.

Hawks wrote she was raped by "a person in a position of authority" while in college. In a telephone interview, Hawks said it happened in 1995 while she was at South Dakota State University. She said she didn't report the assault to police.

Hawks in part didn't want to have to repeatedly relive the experience and at the time didn't want her friends and family to know, she said.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/bd9fc49bb97e4bf7b293204a1e843569/south-dakota-democrat-reveals-rape-condemning-trump

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Sun Oct 23, 2016, 04:36 AM

1. if she named that person

I bet a lots of others would come forward

do it, Paula

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