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Annual Vigil Educates Community About Domestic Violence

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  Original Published: 10/23/2013Ashland County's Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven held a candlelight vigil Tuesday aas part of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Victims, survivors and domestic violence advocates participated in the vigil held at Corner Park at Main Street and Claremont Avenue in downtown Ashland. Their goal is to raise awareness about domestic violence.  "We chose to honor those who are survivors of domestic violence and remember those who are victims of domestic violence," Cynthia Hudnut, Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven program coordinator said. "We want to share with the community that there is hope out for victims of domestic violence. We want people to talk about domestic violence. The more is talked about we as a society may begin the process of changing our views and really work on ending domestic violence," Hudnut said. During the vigil several victims of domestic violence shared their stories of survival. The Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven program provides a 24-hour county-wide supportline providing free support to those who have experienced sexual, physical, verbal, emotional or other forms of interpersonal violence. For more information contact the Rape Crisis Domestic Violence Safe Haven at 419-289-8085.
   
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