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Excavation: A Memoir by Wendy C. Ortiz
Excavation: A Memoir

bdank22, August 7, 2014

The author excavates her seduction as a 13 year old girl by her eighth grade teacher, Mr. Ivers. The "relationship" lasted for some five years, and was not discovered by persons who could do something about stopping it. Such was the case since Mr. Ivers had her take a vow of silence which Wendy never violated. Silent she was, but she wrote it all down. And now the world can read all about it, and it is an engaging and chilling read. And here is the rub, her vow of silence remains and her offender's true identity remains protected (Ivers is a pseudonym). The writer never addresses this issue. Could such represent the continuing power of the offender over Wendy? Wendy cannot break her childhood vow, the only function of which was to protect her offender.

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