In an excerpt from Controlled, Neesha Arter describes a torturous flight home from Texas, where—unbeknownst to anyone aboard—two men had raped her days before.
Neesha Arter is a journalist and author in New York City. Her memoir, CONTROLLED, will be published in August 2015 by Heliotrope Books. Her work has appeared in The New York Observer, New York Magazine, Interview, and Teen Vogue.
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