Know My Name - Chapters 10 - 12 Summary & Analysis

Chanel Miller
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In Chapter 10, Miller recounts the overwhelming attention and support she received in response to her impact statement being published by Buzzfeed. Within the first week after publication, the statement had been read by 15 million people. She received emails from other victims of sexual assault, and bags of letters sent to Alaleh. Vice President Joe Biden wrote to express support. Miller was astonished by all the attention, but also the fact that sexual assault was so prevalent; she felt she was part of a massive community of survivors. She singles out a few specific examples, including women that had survived assaults many years before but went on to live happy, productive lives. “They gave me a thousand futures to grow into” (252), she recalls. California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law related to the case—one changing the mandatory sentence for assault, the...

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