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Catching the sunset: Abuse victim shares her story

Editors note: Because she was a victim of child abuse, this woman’s name was changed to Jaine to protect her identity.

“I rode my bike to the sunset,” recalled one woman of her childhood. “I knew when I caught the sunset I’d fall off the earth and Jesus would catch me.”
Faster, faster, faster would that innocent young girl pump those pedals near her childhood house in central Kansas. At times, she focused so intensely on the sunset that she got lost.
She never managed to catch the sunset, something she so desperately wanted, to avoid what waited ...

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