“After this storyline aired, I received a small number of letters from survivors of rape, and one woman summed up the thoughts of many by saying she wasn’t sure why she had written, but she just felt, in some way, she wanted to be heard. And I’d just like to say I heard you, and I hope saying this so publicly means, in some way, you feel the world hears you.”

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The cast of Downton Abbey win Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA