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I lived in fear from horrific rapes and other sexual assaults. Like me, three of my abusers were also elite swimmers."
FORT WORTH, TX, June 01, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kim Rhodenbaugh Lewallen is a former competitive swimmer who competed in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles in the 200 meter breaststroke. She continued to stay active in swimming for nearly thirty years as a coach and an instructor. She is a motivational speaker, writer, and the founder of Freedom Now, a non-profit organization focusing on bringing hope and encouragement to sexual assault victims.
In her new book, Master of the Mask, Kim Rhodenbaugh Lewallen shares her journey to freedom following decades of bondage as a result of horrific sexual assaults in her life. She reveals how holding dark secrets within provoked her to become such a "master of the mask" that even her family and friends were unaware of her pain. Kim not only clearly lays out a path to freedom, offering victims of sexual assault encouragement and hope through her story, but also provides valuable resources and measures of prevention.
Kim explains, "So many of us are simply too afraid to be real, fearful that if others knew our secrets, they would not love or accept us. For years, I was one of these people. I lived in fear from horrific rapes and other sexual assaults. Like me, three of my abusers were also elite swimmers."
Her book is meant to help those who can relate to her story. Since its debut, Master of the Mask instantly launched to number one AMAZON BESTSELLER in multiple categories. It's the book this world needs now more than ever. Contact Kim directly for interviews and press inquiries. Her message needs to be shared.
Kim Rhodenbaugh Lewallen
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