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"None of this discounts all the wonderful memories you all have of Anne. I have even more, years of them. But it completes the picture. Hiding this truth behind doors and in dark corners results in just what happened. Truth, no matter how ugly, scary or painful, will set us free."
May that be some consolation to the many people who are wishing that they'd contacted Winter in the days and months before her death.
And may the difficult reality of Winter's final act encourage the rest of us to face our own scary truths, whatever they may be — before they stop us from being able to continue her fight.