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(VIDEO) How One Poet Turned Abuse Into Inspiration

Healing Abuse Through Poetry

A ridiculously moving poem by Saidu Tejan-Thomas, where he describes his experience with abuse at the hands of his uncle.

Abuse is never easy to talk about, but Saidu takes on a journey of what happened to him and how he had to live with the results. You can hear the emotion in his voice and watch the tears that run down his face as he reveals one of the most horrifying things a child can ever go through.

“Survivor implies it happened in the wilderness, somewhere far, far away from home. It was a normal afternoon with nothing to do.”

View this inspiring video!