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Ready for Our Close-up: The Stewards of Children World Premiere

Theatre lights dimmed and popcorn bags crinkled quietly as over 230 people settled into their seats, preparing for the night’s premiere. Throughout the feature, moviegoers were riveted to the events on the screen, sometimes nodding, sometimes laughing, and sometimes crying. As the credits rolled, featured cast members appeared on the stage to a standing ovation from the audience. This may sound like the world premiere of a blockbuster hit, and for many in attendance, it was. On September 26, Darkness to Light (D2L) officially launched …

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Miss Americas Show Commitment to Ending Child Sexual Abuse

Two Miss Americas to speak on child abuse Article by Chris Swingle. Original post can be read here. What will it take to prevent or stop child sexual abuse? “It takes all of us,” says the 1958 Miss America Marilyn Van Derbur, whose prominent, millionaire father sexually violated her more than 600 times from the time she was age 5 to 18. “It takes people truly understanding how common it is.” Van Derbur, of Denver, will speak at the Bivona Summit on Child Abuse Tuesday …

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5th Annual Bivona Summit on Child Abuse in Rochester, NY

Please join The Bivona Child Advocacy Center for their 5th Annual Bivona Summit on Child Abuse, a multidisciplinary training  conference for professionals who work with children. The Summit offers a comprehensive program at an affordable price, presented by experts in their field, including national and international speakers. When: April 23 & 24, 2013 Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday Networking: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where: Hyatt Regency Rochester 125 E Main Street Rochester, NY 14604 Who Should Attend: • Social Workers • Law Enforcement • …

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An Evening with Marilyn Van Derbur in Dayton, Ohio

Marilyn Van Derbur is the former Miss America and author of Miss America By Day which chronicles her journey to becoming a survivor of sexual abuse by her millionaire father. Marilyn speaks nationwide on the topic of sexual abuse prevention and recovery. As a childhood incest survivor, she has devoted much of her adult life to raising national awareness and understanding of sexual abuse and its long-term effects. The three child advocacy centers of Dayton, CARE House, Warren County and Michael’s House have teamed up …

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