Domestic Violence Awareness Month

POSTED: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 5:19pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

Last year across our state 136 people died as a result of domestic violence. Three of them lived right here in Cameron County. Today is the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Preventioin advocates said that domestic violence is an epidemic in Cameron County. The Brownsville Friendship of Women Center serviced 1,717 women, children and men in the last year.

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