“My life was normal. I studied. I was graduating from primary school. I had a high level of education. Everything was pretty, because I used to dream about being a lawyer,” Elias told Maria Hinojosa, executive producer and host of NPR’s Latino USA, who translated for the audience at an emotional Women in the World New York Summit panel on Friday morning.
“The worst moment was when the doctors confirmed that I had been raped,” Elias said. “That was the most difficult moment because, as a woman, you dream about giving yourself to somebody that you love. And they took away that moment from me.”
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