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Some scars still remain

Published 10/31/2012, Alexandria Echo Press

“The bruises, scratches and bumps on my head where it was rammed into a wall or the floor – those have all long since healed. But it’s the emotional/mental scars, I think they will be a long time coming in healing, if that ever happens.” These are the words of Teri (not her real name), a domestic abuse survivor who moved to a Douglas County community shortly after her abuser was jailed two years ago.

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