The most shocking true story of child abuse ever told...
In 1976, Francis Beaumont spirited eleven-year-old Kim Chown and her brother away from their mother to Africa, where he had taken a job as a university lecturer. There, behind a veneer of respectability, he terrorised and brutalised his own child, Kim, sexually and emotionally abusing her several times a day.
Only aged twenty did Kim feel able to escape from him, descending into alcoholism, after her siblings and mother refused to help her seek justice. But after almost ending her own life, Kim fought back. With the support of her husband and adult children, she finally faced him in court and won justice for his shocking crimes.
This is one woman's inspiring true story of overcoming harrowing abuse to build a happy life - against all odds.
Kim has been approached several times by other media outlets and ghostwriters to tell her story but only now does she feel able to speak out. Today Kim now runs a successful aesthetics business and is still sober. She wishes to tell her story to help other survivors of historic abuse come forward but also prove whatever you're up against justice can be done.
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