Writing and Childhood Trauma

Junot Diaz recently wrote this powerful, moving essay about his childhood experience of sexual assault. Although many writers tend to shy away from this subject, some heroes like Roxane Gay delve into it.  Male stories of sexual trauma, though, are pretty rare.  That Junot Diaz, a writer I admire, and a man, was willing to come out in this essay seems pretty important to me.

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