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Walk for childhood sexual abuse comes to Tampa listen

02/07/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Supporters of a Florida non-profit are walking across the state this month to raise awareness of childhood sexual abuse. Lauren’s Kids was founded by Lauren Book who was sexually abused by her nanny for four years. At a stop yesterday in Tampa at Mary Lee’s House, she said the walk is a physical representation of the long recovery process for victims.

“The first walk we met a young woman who was brutally, brutally, brutally raped in her apartment. The a...

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International Women's Day interview with radio activist Hannah Sassaman listen

02/16/11 Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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In honor of the upcoming International Women's Day on March 8, WMNF's Dawn Morgan Elliott begins a series of interviews with admirable women around the country.

Elliott begins with Hannah Sassaman, a senior field analyst at the New America Foundation. Sassaman previously spent 8 years as an organizer at the Prometheus Radio Project.

“Prometheus hired me for like $500 a month to develop campaigns against big broadcasters who were trying to prevent local community groups from getting...

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