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Sexual Assault

Fix culture that makes a Brock Turner possible

Fix culture that makes a Brock Turner possible

This is a column about the value of six.

Actually, it's about three individual sixes and their respective values. The first six came after a 23-year-old woman -- her name has never been revealed -- spoke in court to address the man who raped her last year, who took her out behind the dumpsters and penetrated her with his fingers after she had too much to drink and passed out at a party. He might have gone further, except that he was spotted by two passersby who tackled him when he tried to run.

"You don't know me," she told 20-year-old Brock Turner, a former student at Stanford University, an Olympic hopeful in swimming, "but you've been inside me, and that's...