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Chanel Miller

American writer, artist

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Chanel Miller: American writer, artist
Chanel Miller is an American writer and artist based in San Francisco, California and New York City, New York. She first came into the public eye anonymously after she was sexually assaulted on the campus of Stanford University in 2015 by Brock Allen Turner. The victim impact statement she wrote and read at her assailant's sentencing hearing the following year went viral after it was published online by Buzzfeed, and was read 11 million times within four days. Miller was referred to as Emily Doe in court documents and in media reports until September 2019, when she relinquished her anonymity and released her acclaimed memoir Know My Name which won the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award in the Autobiography category. She is credited with sparking national discussion in the United States about the treatment of sexual assault cases and victims by college campuses and court systems. She is also a public speaker.

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Chanel Miller: The full 60 Minutes report on the author and sexual assault survivor

For years she was known as "Emily Doe," the young woman sexually assaulted in 2015 by Brock Turner. Now, Chanel Miller is reclaiming her story. Bill Whitaker reports.
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Chanel Miller: The full "60 Minutes" report

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Chanel Miller on how her sexual assault trial prepared her for these uncertain times

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Artist Chanel Miller on reclaiming her identity after sexual assault

After stepping into the public eye in 2019 with the pointedly-titled best-selling memoir "Know My Name," which she wrote in secrecy for three years, Miller has made a life for herself as an artist in..
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Know My Name, Giant Panda

Chanel Miller: The full 60 Minutes report; And, how China and the U.S. are saving giant pandas from extinction
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Chanel Miller on writing her victim impact statement after the verdict in the Brock Turner case

"I thought, wow, there's an assignment that exists in the world that I was made to do," Chanel Miller describes how her powerful victim impact statement came together after Brock Turner was convicted..
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Chanel Miller reads her entire victim impact statement

The powerful letter "Emily Doe" wrote to address Brock Turner went viral around the world. Here she reads the words herself
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Chanel Miller meets the men who stopped her assault

The sexual assault survivor also tells "60 Minutes" why she thinks the legal system picks apart victims like her, rather than finding the truth
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Chanel Miller on separating herself from "Emily Doe"

The sexual assault survivor tells "60 Minutes" she tried to compartmentalize her pseudonym: "She's this abstract entity who belongs to the case."
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Chanel Miller: The trial was not about truth

"Instead of investigating the crime that's at hand, we interrogate the victim and go after her character," she said of the Brock Turner trial.
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"I was in shock": Chanel Miller's reaction when Brock Turner was sentenced to 6 months for sexually assaulting her

Brock Turner was sentenced to just six months in jail for sexually assaulting Chanel Miller. He walked free after 90 days. Miller says the sentence left her "in shock." See the full "60 Minutes"..
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