Tragic tale of teen dating violence
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Later, they run through a gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines moment in the script - the September 2007 sentencing of Ruiz, when then-Judge Timothy Mc Ginty sent the 17-year-old to prison for 27 years. "It's almost like, that's the best he could do, right? "It's all still about From left: Johanna Orozco (with son Malcolm) and Plain Dealer reporter Rachel Dissell (and daughter Willa) tour Gordon Square Theatre in the summer of 2014 to see the space that will house "Johanna: Facing Forward." The world-premiere play is based on Dissell's 2007 series about Orozco's inspiring journey of courage and recovery and Orozco's journals. ' " The playwright reached out to the reporter on New Year's Day 2014, almost seven years after the stories were published.According to loveisrespect, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one in three teens in the US is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse from a partner.While teen dating violence can happen to anyone, the majority of the violence affects young women.Talk to teachers at your local high school, bring up dating violence at the next school board meeting, and have a conversation with the teens in your life about healthy relationships.We’ll kick off Teen DVMonth tomorrow, February 4th, with It’s Time to Talk Day.