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Sign of the times: Subway riders share #WhyIDidntReport

September 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It’s a literal sign of the times.

Blank flyers with the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport have been popping up in stations throughout the boroughs, encouraging survivors of sexual abuse to write their own stories.

The posters were designed by Ha Jung Song and Bowook Yoon, who are advertising majors at the School of Visual Arts.

Song says they were surprised by the number of men and women who took part.

“We didn’t think this many people would share their stories because it’s kind of intimate,” she told 1010 WINS reporter Samantha Liebman.

Song says they posted about 1,000 of the flyers across the city, including at the Bedford-Avenue L train station, where many were soon taken down.

But the project has made its way online, with survivors sending photos of the filled-out flyers to a new Instagram account.

“We so appreciate the victims who came up with their voice,” Song said. “So they can inspire other victims to speak up.”

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