This was something that Bethany herself intended and planned to write about.
Over the next days and weeks, I’m going to be writing about, and publishing, some very unsavory details about Bethany’s life. Please keep in mind, she herself wanted, intended, and planned to write about these things – not out of a sense of “digging up the past”, but of telling an adequate story and enabling people to understand the consequences of sex abuse.
“Papa” in the image refers to her grandfather, who was holding her in this photograph, which is one of the first photographs that she showed me. So I knew about this before we were married. His actions here affected her in a bad way for the rest of her life.