I Am Cleopatra


During the month of October we celebrate the woman who have survived, become a statistic of or is suffering through breast cancer.  It’s frightening as a woman to even think that in my life time I may be one of those survivors or victim of breast cancer.  It’s a real fear for me. 

It is another fear that in every 9 seconds in the United States a woman is assaulted or beaten.  It is a fact that around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime – most often, the abuser is a member of her own family.  Did you know domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined?  Studies suggest that up to 10 million children witness some form of domestic violence annually. What is even…

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