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October is Family Violence & Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - Governor Eddie Calvo proclaimed October in honor of advocates against and victims of family violence and sexual assault.

Before the criminal justice community, law enforcement and close to a dozen non-governmental organizations, Governor Calvo recognized those who speak up for victims who have been silenced and stand up for those who need support.

The proclamation is aimed at bringing awareness to family violence and sexual assault which Calvo says "tears at the very fabric of our island."

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