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Humor is often instrumental in healing. We do not condone laughter, but it is hurtful when weaponized. It rings hollow, even vicious, when done at the expense of survivors. Turning the pain of others into a joke becomes just another way of looking through and looking past childhood sexual abuse. The propensity of people not to open their eyes to sexual abuse is a disturbing yet pervasive phenomenon.