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How to Support a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

Go bags, photo documents, and saving text messages can help

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When Lorena Gallo met John Wayne Bobbitt in the late 1980s, she never imagined her world would come crashing down around her. After marrying him in 1989, John went on to spend the next four years terrorizing Lorena with physical beatings, sexual…

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