Monthly Archives: February 2016

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A Word About Language: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

(Another look at the power of language, previously posted in August 2013) We’ve thought a lot about language at 1in6. I used to be a newspaper reporter, so I’m always conscious that what words I choose, how I speak, and how the words are interpreted or understood can all determine how the reader or listener… Learn more »

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Partners in Healing: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

My wife, Shonna Milliken Humphrey, has been an intimate witness to my struggle with the legacy of my childhood sexual abuse, and a primary agent of my healing. In turn, I have seen the pain, frustration, and sense of helplessness that a person who loves a survivor of childhood sexual abuse often experiences. I asked… Learn more »

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Standing in the Spotlight Without Shame: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

I sat in a theater in New York’s Times Square recently, soaking in every nuance of the film Spotlight. I already intimately knew the story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team’s investigation of the Archdiocese of Boston’s cover-up of sexual abuse by scores of its priests. I knew most of the characters: the reporters, the… Learn more »

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