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Tell Us Your Story Of When Your Intuition Screamed "Something's Wrong" And Authorities Didn't Believe You, Yet It Turned Out You Were Right

Sometimes our intuition is more accurate than we realize.

One of the most infuriating parts of the Netflix Dahmer series? Witnessing cops ignore the pleads and warnings from the community that Jeffrey Dahmer was dangerous. The police's negligence gave way for Dahmer to continue preying on and murdering people, most of them being black and brown men. The horrible oversight made me think of all the times we have (and haven't) heard of people in power dismissing our warnings as someone "crying wolf."

niecy nash-betts in "dahmer"

These incidents need a spotlight, so I want to hear from y'all: What's your own story of a time when you knew something was wrong but an authority figure didn't believe you, and you were right in the end?

Maybe you have a family member or close friend who was wrongfully arrested for a crime they didn't commit over circumstantial evidence, and their innocence wasn't proven until years later after their case was re-opened and they were granted a retrial.

Adnan Syed leaves the courthouse after Baltimore Circuit Judge Melissa Phinn on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, overturned his first-degree murder conviction in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee

Perhaps your former co-worker was a terrible person who constantly harassed others at work, yet nothing was done when you reported it to HR. It took an incident outside of work involving him that went viral for him to be fired.

people getting fired

Did you tell your school counselor that you were worried about another classmate's safety because of people bullying them, yet nothing was done, and that classmate ended up having to transfer to another school district?

student with guidance counselor

Or maybe you tried to warn your boss of a security risk in the company's computer server and they didn't heed your advice, no matter how many times you told them. That's why you didn't bat an eye when the company got hacked.

sony pictures canceling christmas day release of "the interview" because of computer hacking

I want to hear your story of how an authority figure didn't believe you and your intuition, yet you were right in the end. Drop your tale in the comments (or through this anonymous Google form) and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.