The sexual assault victim of Standard University student, Channel Miller who is publicly known as Emily Doe, revealed her identity on her memoir on Wednesday. On her book, she talked about the harrowing attack by swimmer Brock Turner.
For years, the rape survivor has kept her real identity a mystery from the media and public. According to her word, Chanel described herself as the “unconscious intoxicated woman” in the newspaper. Now, she is not fought for herself but also for those who became the victim of sexual assault.
Who is Chanel Miller? Brock Turner Victim
Born and raised in Palo Alto, California, Chanel Miller is the daughter of Chris Miller and May Miller, a documentary filmmaker. Also, she has a younger sister. Chanel completed her school from Gunn High School in 2012. Then she attended the University of Califonia in Santa Barbara and earned a degree in literature. Now, Miller resides in San Francisco and a professional writer and artist.
Then a 22 years old was raped by a student Brock Turner at a fraternity party at Standford University on January 18, 2015, while she was unconscious. Two Swedish graduated students recused her. Thus, Turner tried to escape but they chased him and held him down until the police arrived. Turner was a student and swimming champion of Stanford University.
After a year, Brock was charged with three felony counts of sexual assault and sentenced jail for six months but released after three months. Ms. Miller read 7,100 words of statement about how the rape and after that affected her life.
Chanel Miller Statement
In 2016, she read a statement directly to her rapist. She began,
“You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and why are here today. I fought myself to relearn my real name, my identity. To re-learn, this is not all that. I’m, that I’m not a drunk victim, at a frap party and found behind the dumpster.” She stated you couldn’t get the life back that she had.
Miller continued, “Your damage will be recovered and heal. But my damage was unseen, which I have to carry with me the whole life. You took everything away, my privacy, my worth, my energy, my time, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today.”
She finished her statement saying, “To girls everywhere. On nights when you feel alone, I’m with you. When people doubt on you or dismiss you, I”m with you. I fought for you every day. So, never stop fighting, I believe in you.” We end this article with her encouraging words.