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Advocates look to educate youngsters of abuse before it takes a hold of their lives


In a role-playing scenario involving do-mestic and sexual violence that seem-ed all too real, participants in a workshop Thursday tried to take the best action they could to stay safe given the limited resources they had.

In an effort to escape an abusive boy-friend, the rich and poor "victims" turned in fake money to get an apartment, hire a lawyer, get a restraining order, go to a shelter or stay with a sister.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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