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[VIDEO] Combating the military sexual assault epidemic

WNYT reports:

Kelly Busch likes being out in nature. At the Guardian House, she often can be found sprucing up the grounds. However years ago she found herself out in nature for a whole different reason.
“I lived in the woods in Florida for 8 or 9 months,” explained Busch.

How does someone who once served her country end up homeless and living in the woods? Busch blames some of it on the treatment she faced from fellow soldiers during her four years in the army, starting in 1978.

“I’ve been sexually assaulted twice and physically attacked more times than I care to really…” she said as her voice trailed off.

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