Stefanie Dolson

Breanna Stewart Finds Outpouring Of Support After Opening Up About Abuse

Breanna Stewart Finds Outpouring Of Support After Opening Up About Abuse

Breanna Stewart’s essay went live on The Players’ Tribune at 7 a.m. Monday.

It didn’t take long for the story to go viral as support for the former UConn All-American spread through social media. Stewart’s essay, titled “Me Too,” recounted her experience being molested as a child from aged 9 to 11.

Stewart shared the story on her Twitter and Facebook account Monday morning. As of late Tuesday morning, Stewart’s tweet was liked 15,000 times and was retweeted over 6,000 times. There were more than 1,600 reactions to her post on Facebook, with over 560 shares and 240 comments.

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