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Abuse Victims Can Find It Hard To Talk - Brevard NC


October 22, 2018

Lying beneath the surface of what can be a day-to-day routine for some, are those who are in crisis and rendered voiceless, afraid to speak out against a violence that has confronted them at some point in their lives, a violence that is camouflaged by shame and fear.

“What I’ve seen is that it’s shocking for some people to find out how many people are affected by domestic violence and sexual assault,” said Teesie Stanton, director of programs at SAFE, Inc., where up to 365 victims of domestic violence and sexual assault were served in 2017/18 in Transylvania County.

Of that 365, 8...

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