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It has been months since the #MeToo movement reached a peak flooding all of our social media and news feeds. I kept telling myself when the time was right I would write about my feelings on this but week after week I couldn't seem to put my feelings into words.

What is the #me too movement? It was created in 2006 by Tarana Burke in order to spread awareness and understanding about sexual assault in underprivileged communities of colour and recently was shared by a celebrity Alyssa Milano on twitter.

On October 15, 2017 I came across the circulating facebook status:
#metoo If all women/men who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote "Me too." as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.
Please copy/paste. #itsnotokay " I reposted it without a second thought. Then I watched #metoo fill up my news feed, some were simple reposts, others were accompanied with personal stories and like any other movement came the negative remarks of th…

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