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This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, know the signs you could be in danger

Have you spotted purple ribbons hanging around the county? Each one represents peace, courage and survival and recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The ribbons also show support for survivors and recognize those who have been lost to domestic violence, says Sandy Stevens of Crook County Family Violence.

“Domestic violence is prevalent in every community, including Crook County,” she says. “One in four women and one in seven men in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.”

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