It’s a tough week when a former Harvard student reaches out to me, concerned that a professorial colleague might have raped someone else…and then she remains anonymous.  I was sickened by the messages, and walked across the campus one last time hoping I would not cross paths with him.  What in the world would I say? How could I have worked with him all these years and not have known? I feel deep sorrow for this young woman, and for what must be others. He was too smooth to have been a first timer.  Yes, I firmly believe in innocent until proven guilty. Her level of detail, however, was painfully convincing.

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