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    Survivor: Joanne

    Young, alone and far from home, she fought immigration issues to break free | I moved to America from Malta in 1988, when I was 19, to be with my high school sweethear... read more

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    Why Is She Speaking Out Now?

    We need to stop using a survivor’s fear of coming forward as a reason to disbelieve them | In light of the #MeToo movement and the Time’s Up campaign, o... read more

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    Survivor: Gus Brock

    Not many male survivors step forward. This truck driver was surprised to find support when he did | If you had to pick a domestic violence survivor out of a crowd, ... read more

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    Survivor: Kate

    After four years of verbal abuse, she didn’t predict her abuser would attempt to murder her | Kate—not her real name—had her story splashed across newsp... read more

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    Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died

    She says everyone knew she was living with an abuser growing up. No one intervened | It starts somewhere. It starts in the home. I know what a mass shooter can look... read more