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Elizabeth Smart Joins The 5 Browns' Deondra Brown to "Make Noise" About Sexual Abuse

"We’re here and we’re talking about big, dark, scary issues, issues that we don’t want to talk about," Elizabeth Smart said as she joined Deondra Brown from The 5 Browns to share their stories of sexual abuse and survival. 

In the past week, the hashtag "#MeToo" has taken social media by storm.

And at BYU on Friday night, abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart and Deondra Brown, of the musical group The 5 Browns, shared their own stories of sexual abuse in hopes that “together we can change the paradigm from ‘I’ve never told anyone’ to ‘people have powerful stories and we need to listen,'” according to a press release for the event.

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