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Child Sexual Abuse is no Joke Ms. Streisand

Barbra Streisand isn’t the only one who thinks survivors of sexual abuse are doing just fine if they manage to grow up and have a life. According to Streisand, the two victims of Michael Jackson who came forth with their harrowing experiences in “Leaving Neverland,” were “thrilled to be there,” and furthermore, “they didn’t die” did they? Hey, it served everyone’s needs, the children wanted it and the pedophile needed it. What’s the whining about? The two little boys, now grown men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck lived. They grew up, went on to have a life, and even children. To hear them describe their abuse is disgusting, heartbreaking, and humbling. For years most of us saw the pictures

Rachel Wahba is a writer, psychotherapist, and co-founder of Olivia Travel/Companies. An Iraqi -Egyptian Jew, born in India, she grew up in Japan. 

The many dimensions of 

displacement and exile are a constant theme in her work as a writer, therapist, and in her activism as a Mizrahi Jew who grew up stateless. 

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