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3 Things You Can Do to Support Survivors

“I always heard Bend was a nice place,” Jane said when taking a seat in my office, “so I took as much money as I could from the ATM and came straight here.” I’ll never forget the specifics of her abuse at the hands of her husband, nor will I forget the look in her eyes — aching for empathy, desperate for hope. Just three words from me released the tension in Jane’s shoulders and the clench in her jaw…

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