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    Ellen DeGeneres opens up about sexual abuse

    Ellen DeGeneres sat down with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie on DeGeneres’ daytime talk show to talk about a wide range of topics, but got incredibly candid as she opened up about being a victim of sexual abuse when she was 15 years old. “We are really vulnerable at that age and we trust,” DeGeneres says, “and then when you are violated, you don't know what to do.”