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The Ultimate Trauma

In the aftermath of war, in certain cases, entire communities must have been violated. I don’t know of any incidence in particular but I am sure this horror must be a part of human-kind’s history. Where the men of the community were mostly slaughtered and the women married into the victor’s community. Of such marriages, the majority I presume must have never been able to assimilate, even in cases where the host household made an out-of-the-ordinary effort to be kind to them. However, some of these women must have made the effort to reciprocate despite the weight of their traumas. Five years on or so, in some special cases, their status quo may even have started to feel a bit like home.

I wonder if the personal struggles of any such woman has ever been narrated? In book or even on cinema?

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