Still Standing Proud from So Proudly We Hailed | A musical bout military sexual trauma
From the musical “Still Standing Proud,” based on the true story about a brave veteran who survived Sexual Military Trauma. This is an episode from the musical video series, “So Proudly We Hailed,” telling the stories of Veterans in their own words. This powerful musical confessional tells the true story of a harrowing military sexual trauma by a young enlisted woman assaulted by her superior officers. Frightened about repercussions if she reported the incident, she has kept silence…until now. This 14-minute musical film takes us on her inspiring journey as she battles the military, the aftermath, and herself in a story which must be told. With music and lyrics by Natalie Rebecca Lovejoy, based on the true story by Jennifer Figueroa; featuring Gianne Morris; directed by Elise Dewsberry.
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