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Justine got to know Eric in college, while working part time at a Virginia-based home improvement store. They began casually dating in 1999, eventually marrying in May of 2006. Looking back, her sister, Lauren, can see the red flags.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
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Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
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Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
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