Rape survivor says Attorney General's "Award" lacks compassion for victims

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A woman who survived a rape in 2015 said the Attorney General's Office should reconsider the wording on compensation letters to victims.Rilla Perkins was raped in June 2015 in Goodale Park. DNA found on her clothes were submitted to the national database, but so far there have been no matches. Last February, Perkins applied for victim's compensation through the Ohio Attorney General's Office."Oh, it's a complete slap in the face," she said. "That was just something I was not expecting."What she calls a slap in the face is one word that appeared in the document 17 times: Award."I just threw the packet down," she said. "My heart just sank to the bottom of my stomach and I couldn't believe that that's the wording that they used. Every time I would read...

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