Homeland Veterans Magazine Dec 2017

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R4 Alliance Member Highlight

A ccording to National Coalition

Against Domestic Violence, “Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.�

This number may not completely set in until you realize a person is affected and has to live with that abuse not only in that minute alone, but in every second of every day following. It is very real, and it is happening all around us to people struggling to share their stories. But when one person comes forward, others begin to feel more comfortable with sharing their own personal experience.

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HOMELAND / December 2017