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Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)

True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.

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Nancy Ziegenmeyer
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Steven Ziegenmeyer
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Nan Horvat
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Geneva Overholser
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Deanne
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Vicky Martin
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Joe Dorsey ...
Detective Roth
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Dr. Kees
Eric Ware ...
Bobby Lee Smith
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Les
Anthony Herrera ...
Owens
Grayson Fricke ...
Nick
Lonnie R. Smith Jr. ...
Blue Eyes
Kristen Ziegenmeyer ...
Sissy
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True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.

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15 March 1992 (USA)  »

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A Coragem de Uma Mulher  »

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7 April 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I first read Nancy Ziegenmeyer's story in an issue of Reader's Digest. I also read about her in People and Good Housekeeping and of course read her book as well. This is a fine film about a courageous woman. What got me about the film was it showed Nancy as warts and all. She was promiscuous and did have an affair before the rape. Still, she showed a lot of courage in speaking out the way she did to help others. Also I like the fact that the man who raped her was sentenced to life in prison with no parole.


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