Not the Only Ones Given Life Sentences

Deborah Kristina
2 min readMar 12
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Prisoners are not the only ones given life sentences.

There are those who were burned repeatedly over weeks by bullies with a hair straightener while in school.

I recall a girl who was raped by more than 44 boys. She had an alcoholic and abusive father. When interrogated at her local police station, her request to speak to a female officer was denied and the male officers…

Deborah Kristina

Author of ‘A Girl All Alone Somewhere in the World’, ‘Confessions and Thoughts of a Girl in Turkey’, ‘From Just a Girl Grown Up in America’. (