"Overcoming Trauma: Brooke Shields' Story of Rape and Recovery" 

Brooke Shields has revealed in her new memoir, "There Was a Little Girl," that she was raped in her 20s.

The actress and model writes that she was "paralyzed" by the trauma and chose to "shut it out" rather than confront it.

Shields describes the experience as "brutal" and "overwhelming," and says that it took her years to come to terms with what had happened.

She writes that she didn't tell anyone about the rape at the time, and it wasn't until she began working on her memoir that she realized the impact it had on her life.

Shields says that writing about the rape in her book was a form of "catharsis" and helped her to finally process the trauma.

In her book, she also shares her struggles with postpartum depression and her journey to motherhood.

She hopes that by sharing her story, she can help other survivors of sexual assault to come forward and seek help.

Shields also encourages the society to be more open to the survivors and understand the trauma they went through.

She also want to spread the message of self-care and self-acceptance to all.

Brooke Shields' story of the rape and how she coped with it, is a powerful reminder of the importance of speaking up about sexual assault and seeking support.