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Margaret Cho Mobilizes Sexual Assault Survivors

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Margaret Cho's new Twitter hashtag #isurviveandTHRIVE is uniting victims of sexual assault.

"You know what would really break the Internet?" she posted to Twitter on Thursday. "If every rape and molestation victim came forward and said #isurviveandTHRIVE - do you?"

The hashtag has been retweeted and used hundreds of times.

"I want people to know they are not alone," Cho told NBC News. "Rape, molestation, sexual violence is more common than anyone admits. If all survivors - I say survivors, not victims - if all survivors came forward we could actually see the problem clearly and find a solution and hopefully heal."

Cho is working on a documentary about homelessness in San Francisco and will embark on a new comedy tour in the fall.

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