A Mesmerizing Journey from Tragedy to Triumph
After she was raped on her second day of college, Aspen Matis dropped out. Desperate to reclaim her body, she hiked from Mexico to Canada - 2,650 miles through the wilderness, along the Pacific Crest Trail. She chronicles her story in her gorgeous memoir, Girl in the Woods (HarperCollins). "Beautiful and so wildly engaging." - Lena Dunham. "Brave and poetic. Aspen Matis is one of the few genetic writers." - Ben Folds. "A mesmerizing journey from tragedy to triumph." - Caity Lotz, actress onThe CW's Arrow. The Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) was Matis's lifeline throughout her journey. Film by Sara-Kate Astrove & Eric Hinojosa.