Lonnie Walker reveals he was sexually abused as a child

2020-06-12T08:17:45+00:00 2020-06-12T08:17:45+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

12/Jun/20 08:17

Eurohoops.net

The San Antonio Spurs guard, Lonnie Walker, hopes he can help people who read his story.

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

A signature hairstyle displayed through his young career by Lonnie Walker proved much more than simply unique. The San Antonio Spurs guard got a haircut he shared on Instagram Live on Wednesday and on Thursday night posted on Instagram revealing that he was sexually assaulted, raped, and abused when he was in the fifth grade.

“The real truth as to why I started doing this early 5th grade, it was a cloaking device for me. During the summer of my 5th-grade year, I was around more family. Some that names will be left alone I was around more. I was sexually harassed, raped, abused, I even got accustomed to it because being at that age you don’t know what is what,” he wrote.

“I was a gullible curious kid that didn’t know what the real world was. I had a mindset that my hair was something that I can control. My hair was what I can make and create and be mine. And it gave my confidence.” he added.

 

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The real truth as to why i started doing this early 5th grade, it was a cloaking device for me. During the summer of my 5th grade year I was around more family. Some that names will be left alone I was around more. I was sexually harassed, raped, abused, I even got accustomed to it because being at that age you don’t know what is what. I was a gullible curious kid that didn’t know what the real world was. I had a mindset that my hair was something that I can control. My hair was what I can make and create and be mine. And it gave my confidence. As of recently I wasn’t at my best. Previous History popping up in my head and it sucked mentally “demons”….. because of this virus, I began to truly look at myself in the mirror and see who I truly was even behind closed doors. Long story short I have found peace and internal happiness through this journey god willingly. I forgave everyone even the people that don’t deserve it why? Because it’s dead weight. Time doesn’t wait on anyone so why should I waste my time on it ? Me cutting my hair was more than a cut. My hair was a mask of me hiding the insecurity’s that I felt the world wasn’t ready for. But now better then ever. Out with old. In with the new. I have shed my skin mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Life will always be hard. Gotta play with the cards your dealt with and try and make a winning hand. And if you lose. It’s never a lost. It’s a lesson 🙏🏾. I’m gonna be off this for awhile still growing through this. Just know I love each and everyone one of y’all. Peace love and happiness 💕🙏🏾

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