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"Sliver of Sky: Confronting the Trauma of Sexual Abuse"

Barry Lopez has an essay in the January 2013 issue of Harper's entitled "Sliver of Sky: Confronting the Trauma of Sexual Abuse." It’s a first-person account of how he was sexually abused by a predatory pedophile for almost four years when he was a boy growing up in Southern California. The first few paragraphs are available online; the entire essay is available by purchasing a copy of the magazine or by subscribing and accessing it online.