Domestic Violenc, Sexual Abuse and in our third segment today - From a Third World Country to Murfreesboro, TN

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Above: A photo of the guest from the 2nd segment of the show on Friday, only identified by her picture and first name of Brenda. Photo by Scott Walker. See more of his work at SmallTownBigWorld.com.

Segment 1: Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

Local doctor to swim 10 miles to help raise funds for the Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Service office: A local doctor who focuses on women's health is helping the Murfreesboro Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Service office raise money to help more individuals. Dr. Elizabeth LaRoche told WGNS News that she will be swimming 10 miles in Chattanooga. Dr. La Roche talks to Scott Walker on WGNS about sexual abuse and domestic violence against women in the Murfreesboro area. She also talks about how some of her patients from the past, showed signs of abuse, but refused to admit to anything being wrong. Also joining the Friday show is the Domestic Violence Center Executive Director Karen Lampert.

Hear the complete entire interview (22 MIN and 4 SEC):

Drop off donations at Dr. LaRoche's office:

305 Uptown Square, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone: (615) 904-1650

The Hand Project with the local Domestic Violence Center:

Have you heard of the Hand Project? It is a photography project that focuses on the hands of those who have survived domestic violence in Tennessee and beyond. Check out the photos and read the stories HERE (Website: http://www.smalltownbigworld.com/?tag=domestic+violence)


Segment 2: An adult survivor of child sex abuse

Most child sex abuse is never reported in Murfreesboro and far beyond: Child sex abuse is a major problem in our community and across the country. The scars from the abuse can last a lifetime. One victim named "Brenda," who is 51 years old today and lives in Murfreesboro, told WGNS' Scott Walker that she was abused by the hands of her step father as a child...

Listen to the full interview below (7 MIN and 26 SEC):

The Hand Project with the local Domestic Violence Center:

Have you heard of the Hand Project? It is a photography project that focuses on the hands of those who have survived domestic violence in Tennessee and beyond. Check out the photos and read the stories HERE (Website: http://www.smalltownbigworld.com/?tag=domestic+violence)


Segment 3: From a Third World Country to Murfreesboro, TN

Third Guest on the Friday Action Line with Scott Walker: From the Dominican Republic to Murfreesboro, TN, Scott Walker speaks to Angie who lives in the small community of La Represa. The Dominican Republic is a Third World Country and Angie, who is in Murfreesboro this week, compares and contrast her community to Murfreesboro, TN.

Hear the entire interview (12 MIN and 53 SEC):

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